water leaf: Meaning and Definition of

wa'ter leaf"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. (in Greek architecture and sculpture) a motif of heart-shaped leaves having a conspicuous midrib. Also called


Pronunciation: (wô'tur-lēf", wot'ur-), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several North American plants of the genus Hydrophyllum, having clusters of bluish or white flowers and leaves often bearing marks resembling water stains.
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