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waterleaf

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noun wa·ter·leaf \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌlēf, ˈwä-\

Definition of waterleaf

plural wa·ter·leafsplay \-ˌlēfs\

  1. :  any of a genus (Hydrophyllum of the family Hydrophyllaceae, the waterleaf family) of perennial or biennial North American woodland herbs with lobed or pinnate toothed leaves and cymes of bell-shaped flowers



Circa 1760

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circa 1760


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