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1. (Plants) a shrub, Chamaedaphne calyculata, with leathery leaves, found in temperate and subarctic areas of the northern hemisphere
2. (Plants) a fern, Polypodium scouleri, with leathery leaves, native to western North America
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n., pl. -leaves.
a N American bog shrub, Chamaedaphne calyculata, of the heath family.
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|Noun||1.||leatherleaf - stiff leathery-leaved fern of western North America having ovate fronds parted to the midrib|
polypody - any of numerous ferns of the genus Polypodium
|2.||leatherleaf - north temperate bog shrub with evergreen leathery leaves and small white cylindrical flowers|
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