leaf cutting

noun

Definition of leaf cutting

: a cutting consisting of a leaf instead of a shoot commonly used in propagating a plant (as begonia, gloxinia, African violet) — see sectional leaf cutting

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leaf entry 1 + cutting, noun

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“Leaf cutting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaf%20cutting. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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