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leaf scar

noun, Botany.
the mark left on a stem or twig after a leaf falls. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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leaf scar  
The mark left on a stem after a leaf falls. Leaf scars can be used to identify tree species in winter or from specimens of their twigs.
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