Underleaf Un"der*leaf`, n. A prolific sort of apple, good for cider. [Obs.] --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • underleaf — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: under (III) + leaf 1. : the underside of a leaf 2. : amphigastrium …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tales of Dunk and Egg — The Tales of Dunk and Egg is a series of novellas written by George R. R. Martin, set in the world of his Song of Ice and Fire cycle. Three novellas have appeared so far: The Hedge Knight, The Sworn Sword and The Mystery Knight. The stories… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Butterflies of Tobago — The combined efforts of generations of resident and visiting naturalists have helped to make the butterfly fauna of Tobago well known. Some 123 species have been recorded on the island of Tobago that has a land area of only 300 km² (116 mi²) and… …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Tenzer — in 1992 Michael Tenzer (born 1957) is a composer, performer, educator and scholar. Tenzer was born in New York City and studied music at Yale University (BA. 1978) and University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D. 1986). After teaching at Yale from… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Phyllanthus species — This is an alphabetical list of species belonging to the genus Phyllanthus (family Phyllanthaceae).A* P. abnormis ( P. drummondii ) Drummond s leaf flower * P. abnormis var. riograndensis * P. acidus ( Cicca disticha , Cicca acida , Averrhoa… …   Wikipedia

  • chokecherry — /chohk cher ee/, n., pl. chokecherries. Chiefly Northern U.S. 1. any of several cherries, esp. Prunus virginiana, of North America, that bear an astringent fruit. 2. the fruit itself. [1775 85, Amer.; CHOKE + CHERRY] * * * One of several… …   Universalium

  • late blight — Plant Pathol. a disease of plants, esp. potatoes, celery, etc., characterized by spotting, blighting, and withering or decay of the entire plant, caused by any of several fungi, as Phytophthora infestans or Septoria apii. [1900 05] * * * ▪ plant… …   Universalium

  • rust — /rust/, n. 1. Also called iron rust. the red or orange coating that forms on the surface of iron when exposed to air and moisture, consisting chiefly of ferric hydroxide and ferric oxide formed by oxidation. 2. any film or coating on metal caused …   Universalium

  • tree of heaven — an Asiatic tree, Ailanthus altissima, having large oblong leaves and rank smelling flowers, often planted as a shade tree. Also called stinkweed. [1835 45] * * * Rapid growing tree (Ailanthus altissima) in the quassia family (Simaroubaceae),… …   Universalium

  • coffee rust — ▪ disease       the most devastating disease of coffee plants, caused by the fungus Hemileia vastatrix. Long known in coffee growing areas of Africa, the Near East, India, Asia, and Australasia, rust was discovered in 1970 to be widespread in… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”