Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A lower leaf on a plant.
  • n. A prolific kind of cider apple.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A prolific sort of apple, good for cider.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the amphigastria of some Hepaticæ.
  • n. A variety of apple good for cider. [Eng.]

Etymologies

under- +‎ leaf (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The soil up here, about 2,500 feet above sea-level, though rock-laden is exceedingly rich, and the higher we go there is more bergamot, native indigo, with its underleaf dark blue, and lovely coleuses with red markings on their upper leaves, and crimson linings.

    Travels in West Africa

  • The soil up here, about 2,500 feet above sea-level, though rock - laden is exceedingly rich, and the higher we go there is more bergamot, native indigo, with its underleaf dark blue, and lovely coleuses with red markings on their upper leaves, and crimson linings.

    Travels in West Africa

  • I think most people hate these nuisance trees because they're invasive, but to me they look better than bare pasture and they also have a nice silvery underleaf that's attractive.

    Perpetual Folly

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