leaf trace


Definition of leaf trace

: a trace associated with a leaf

Examples of leaf trace in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The leaves trace a pretty imprint on the soft cheese. Amy Bartner, Indianapolis Star, "The 15 things you have to do, see and eat at Whole Foods in Downtown Indianapolis," 21 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of leaf trace

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for leaf trace

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“Leaf trace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaf%20trace. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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