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Noun: leatherleaf  'le-dhu(r),leef
  1. Stiff leathery-leaved fern of western North America having ovate fronds parted to the midrib
    - leathery polypody, coast polypody, Polypodium scouleri
  2. North temperate bog shrub with evergreen leathery leaves and small white cylindrical flowers
    - Chamaedaphne calyculata

Derived forms: leatherleafs

Type of: bush, polypody, shrub

Part of: Chamaedaphne, genus Chamaedaphne

Encyclopedia: Leatherleaf