Pronunciation key

( lini-ẽr )


Linear leaf
Linear leaf


[L. linearis].

  1. Of lines or of a line.
  2. Some thing made by using a line or lines such as linear design.
  3. Possessing length only, extended in a line.
  4. In botany, narrow and uniform in width, such as leaves of certain willows.
Linear leaf
Linear leaf

References and Further Reading

  • Webster's New World Dictionary of the American Language (College Edition) ©1955
  • Firefly Encyclopedia of Trees, Edited by Steve Cafferty M.Sc. ©2005
  • Zoology Quest: Chart of Leaf Shapes
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