walking leaf

noun

Definition of walking leaf

: any of a family (Phylliidae) of phasmid insects with wings and legs resembling leaves

First Known Use of walking leaf

1718, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of walking leaf was in 1718

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“Walking leaf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walking%20leaf. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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