waterleaf

noun wa·ter·leaf \ ˈwȯ-tər-ˌlēf , ˈwä- \
Updated on: 5 May 2018

Definition of waterleaf

plural waterleafs play \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌlēfs, ˈwä-\
: any of a genus (Hydrophyllum of the family Hydrophyllaceae, the waterleaf family) of perennial or biennial North American woodland herbs with lobed or pinnate toothed leaves and cymes of bell-shaped flowers

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