leafage

leafage
leaf NOUN (pl. leaves) 1) a flattened, typically green, structure of a plant, that is attached to a stem and is the chief site of photosynthesis and transpiration. 2) the state of having leaves: the trees were in leaf. 3) a single thickness of paper, especially in a book. 4) gold, silver, or other metal in the form of very thin foil. 5) a hinged or detachable part, especially of a table.
VERB 1) (of a plant) put out new leaves. 2) (leaf through) turn over (pages or papers), reading them quickly or casually.
turn over a new leaf — Cf. ↑turn over a new leaf
DERIVATIVES leafage noun leafed (also leaved) adjective leafless adjective.
ORIGIN Old English.

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