Definition of unleave in US English:

unleave

verb

rare
  • 1with object To strip of leaves; to defoliate.

  • 2no object To lose or shed leaves.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in George Puttenham (1529–?1591), writer and literary critic. From un- + leave.

Pronunciation

unleave

/(ˌ)ʌnˈliːv/