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wa'ter leaf"

(in Greek architecture and sculpture) a motif of heart-shaped leaves having a conspicuous midrib. Also called Lesbian leaf.


Pronunciation: (wô'tur-lēf", wot'ur-), [key]
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.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

water-laidwaterleaf family


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