Japanese leaf

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Japanese leaf erect or partially climbing herb having large green or variegated leaves
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Usage

In literature:

The Japanese maples were still in full leaf and were turning the most beautiful shades of scarlet imaginable.
"Letters to His Children" by Theodore Roosevelt
Either Japanese fans or the ordinary palm-leaf fans will do for rackets.
"Outdoor Sports and Games" by Claude H. Miller
Palm-leaf or Japanese fans should be in every room in profusion during the summer solstice.
"Harper's Round Table, July 16, 1895" by Various
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In news:

Bean leaf beetles, grasshoppers, green cloverworms and Japanese beetles to blame.
This great cut-leaf Japanese peony, Paeonia tenuifolia, opened its simple ruby-colored petals to reveal bright yellow stamen.
Leaf-eating Japanese beetles are pest du jour .
Taking Nissan's all-electric, zero-emissions Leaf for a joyride along the Japanese coast.
Japanese Lacquered Gold Leafed Trays .
MLive.com file photo A Japanese beetle munches on a leaf.
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