leaf bud
noun Date: 1664 a bud that develops into a leafy shoot and does not produce flowers

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  • Leaf bud — Leaf Leaf (l[=e]f), n.; pl. {Leaves} (l[=e]vz). [OE. leef, lef, leaf, AS. le[ a]f; akin to S. l[=o]f, OFries. laf, D. loof foliage, G. laub, OHG. loub leaf, foliage, Icel. lauf, Sw. l[ o]f, Dan. l[ o]v, Goth. laufs; cf. Lith. lapas. Cf. {Lodge}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leaf bud — n. a bud from which only stems and leaves develop: cf. FLOWER BUD, MIXED BUD * * * …   Universalium

  • leaf bud — n. a bud from which only stems and leaves develop: cf. FLOWER BUD, MIXED BUD …   English World dictionary

  • leaf bud — noun a bud from which leaves (but not flowers) develop • Hypernyms: ↑bud • Part Meronyms: ↑vernation * * * noun 1. : a bud that develops into a leafy shoot and does not produce flowers compare flower bud, mixed bud …   Useful english dictionary

  • leaf bud. — See under bud1 (def. 1a). [1655 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • leaf bud. — See under bud1 (def. 1a). [1655 65] …   Useful english dictionary

  • leaf-bud cutting — noun : a cutting consisting of a segment of current season s growth with a leaf, axillary bud, and a small section of stem used in the propagation of various plants called also leaf mallet cutting …   Useful english dictionary

  • leaf bud cutting — A cutting that includes a short section of stem with attached leaf …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • Leaf — (l[=e]f), n.; pl. {Leaves} (l[=e]vz). [OE. leef, lef, leaf, AS. le[ a]f; akin to S. l[=o]f, OFries. laf, D. loof foliage, G. laub, OHG. loub leaf, foliage, Icel. lauf, Sw. l[ o]f, Dan. l[ o]v, Goth. laufs; cf. Lith. lapas. Cf. {Lodge}.] 1. (Bot.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leaf beetle — Leaf Leaf (l[=e]f), n.; pl. {Leaves} (l[=e]vz). [OE. leef, lef, leaf, AS. le[ a]f; akin to S. l[=o]f, OFries. laf, D. loof foliage, G. laub, OHG. loub leaf, foliage, Icel. lauf, Sw. l[ o]f, Dan. l[ o]v, Goth. laufs; cf. Lith. lapas. Cf. {Lodge}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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