disleaf

transitive verb
dis·​leaf
variants: or disleave \ dəs , (ˈ)dis+ \
disleafed or disleaved; disleafed or disleaved; disleafing or disleaving; disleafs or disleaves

Definition of disleaf

archaic
: to remove the leaves from : strip of leaves the cankerworm that annually disleaved the elms— J. R. Lowell

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History and Etymology for disleaf

dis- entry 1 + leaf (noun)

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“Disleaf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disleaf. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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