shin·​leaf ˈshin-ˌlēf How to pronounce shinleaf (audio)
plural shinleafs
: any of several wintergreens (especially Pyrola elliptica) with lustrous evergreen basal leaves and racemose white or pinkish flowers

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shinleaf was circa 1818

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“Shinleaf.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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