Definition of silverleaf

  1. 1 :  any of several plants having silvery leaves: such as a :  buffalo berry b :  a hydrangea (Hydrangea radiata) with white tomentum on the lower leaf surfaces c :  queen's-delight d :  white poplar 1a e :  jewelweed f :  hardhack 1 g :  honesty 3 h :  pearly everlasting

  2. 2 less commonly silver leaf disease :  a disease of shrubs and trees caused by a basidiomycete (Stereum purpureum) and characterized by the peculiar silvery appearance of the leaves; also :  a similar symptom of various other diseases —called also silver blight

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Origin and Etymology of silverleaf

2silver + leaf

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