leatherleaf

[ leth-er-leef ]
/ ˈlɛð ərˌlif /

noun, plural leath·er·leaves.

an evergreen shrub, Chamaedaphne calyculata, of the heath family, having leathery leaves and one-sided clusters of white, bell-shaped flowers, occurring in bogs in North America.

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Origin of leatherleaf

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20; leather + leaf
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