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Meaning of LEAFLET

Pronunciation:  'leeflit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a thin triangular flap of a heart valve
  2. [n]  a small book usually having a paper cover
  3. [n]  part of a compound leaf

LEAFLET is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: booklet, brochure, cusp, folder, pamphlet
 See Also: blue book, book, cardiac valve, flap, foliage, heart valve, leaf, leafage, pinna, pinnule, ticket book



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Leaf"let\, n.
1. A little leaf; also, a little printed leaf or a tract.

2. (Bot.) One of the divisions of a compound leaf; a foliole.

3. (Zo["o]l.) A leaflike organ or part; as, a leaflet of the
   gills of fishes.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: One of the ultimate segments of a compound leaf.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: advert, advertisement, bill, blade, booklet, bract, bracteole, bractlet, brochure, chapbook, circular, comic book, cotyledon, flag, flier, floral leaf, flyer, folder, foliole, frond, glume, handbill, involucre, involucrum, lamina, leaf, lemma, ligule, needle, pamphlet, petal, pile, pine needle, seed leaf, sepal, spathe, spear, spire, stipula, stipule, tract