Definition of leatherleaf in English:



  • A low-growing evergreen shrub of the heather family, found in north temperate regions.

    Chamaedaphne calyculata, family Ericaceae

    • ‘Trees of every variety tower above you - leatherleafs, firs, oaks and elms.’
    • ‘The combination of altitude, moisture, sunlight, and rich volcanic soils make the perfect environment for the best quality leatherleaf.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, the methods used to grow leatherleafs and other fern types is often less than benign.’
    • ‘A half-dozen crows burst up out of one of the leatherleafs and silently winged their way north.’
    • ‘Pine trees and leatherleafs dotted the slopes of the mountain and a small path appeared in his view.’