shinleaf

[ shin-leef ]
/ ˈʃɪnˌlif /

noun, plural shin·leaves.

a North American plant, Pyrola elliptica, having leaves used formerly for shinplasters.
any plant of the genus Pyrola.

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Origin of shinleaf

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20; shin1 + leaf
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British Dictionary definitions for shinleaf

shinleaf
/ (ˈʃɪnˌliːf) /

noun plural -leaves

the usual US name for wintergreen (def. 3)
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