Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One of the segments of a compound leaf.
  • noun A small leaf or leaflike part.
  • noun A printed, usually folded handbill or flier intended for free distribution.
  • intransitive verb To hand out leaflets.
  • intransitive verb To hand out leaflets to or in.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the thin plates or leaves contained in the lung-books of certain spiders.
  • noun One of the leaf-like branchiæ of certain aquatic insectlarvæ.
  • noun A little leaf; in botany, one of the divisions of a compound leaf; a foliole.
  • noun A small leaf of printed matter for distribution; a tract.
  • noun In printing, a circular of six or more small pages on one piece of paper, not stitched or sewed.
  • noun In zoology:
  • noun A plate or layer of branchial appendages of a crustacean.
  • noun One of the three divisions of the human diaphragm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A little leaf.
  • noun (Bot.) One of the divisions of a compound leaf; a foliole.
  • noun (Zoöl.) A leaflike organ or part.
  • noun A printed sheet of paper, of one page, or one sheet folded over, containing an advertisement, tract, or other notice, and usually distributed for free or included in the package with a purchased item.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany One of the components of a compound leaf.
  • noun botany A small plant leaf.
  • noun A small sheet of paper containing information, used for dissemination of said information, often an advertisement.
  • noun anatomy A flap of a valve of a heart or blood vessel.
  • verb transitive To distribute leaflets to.
  • verb intransitive To distribute leaflets.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a small book usually having a paper cover
  • noun part of a compound leaf
  • noun a thin triangular flap of a heart valve

Etymologies

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leaf +‎ -let

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