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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Resembling a leaf; leaflike.

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  • adj. Resembling a leaf.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling a leaf.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Leaf-like; foliaceous. Also phylloideous.
  • n. In algæ and in some Characeæ and Bryophyta, an appendage of the thallus, morphologically analogous to the leaf of higher plants, but less differentiated. Compare rhizoid.

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