Definition of silverleaf
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 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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