yellow leaf


Definition of yellow leaf

  1. 1 :  any of several diseases of plants characterized by chlorosis of the foliage (as cherry leaf spot)

  2. 2 :  the latter years of life :  old age my way of life is fall'n into the sere, the yellow leaf — Shakespeare fifty-three … the yellow leaf is upon me — Christopher Isherwood

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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