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leaf

noun [C]  /lif/ ( plural leaves  /livz/) us  

leaf noun [C] (PLANT)

any of the flat, usually green parts of a plant that are joined at one end to the stem or branch: By early November it’s getting cold and the trees are starting to lose their leaves.

leaf noun [C] (PAPER)

a thin flat substance, esp. a sheet of paper, or a layer of something: Some of the leaves of the old book had come loose. A leaf of a table is an extra flat piece that can be added to the top surface to make the table larger.
Translations of “leaf”
in Korean 잎…
in Arabic وَرَقة شَجَر…
in French feuille, page, rallonge…
in Turkish yaprak…
in Italian foglia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物, 葉,葉片,葉子,樹葉…
in Russian лист (растения)…
in Polish liść…
in Spanish hoja, página, hoja abatible…
in Portuguese folha…
in German das Blatt, das Ausziehbrett…
in Catalan fulla…
in Japanese (木の)葉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 植物, 叶,叶片,叶子,树叶…
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