leatherleaf

noun leath·er·leaf \ ˈle-t͟hər-ˌlēf \

Definition of leatherleaf

: a temperate-zone bog shrub (Chamaedaphne calyculata) of the heath family with leathery evergreen leaves and small white cylindrical flowers

First Known Use of leatherleaf

circa 1818

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