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water leaf

wa·ter leaf
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er leef]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər lif/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er leef]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər lif/

Definition of water leaf words

  • noun water leaf (in Greek architecture and sculpture) a motif of heart-shaped leaves having a conspicuous midrib. 1

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Origin of water leaf

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
First recorded in 1850-55

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Parts of speech for Water leaf

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

water leaf popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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