What Are Leaves?


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"Leaves" is the plural form of the word "leaf," and it has two meanings as a noun. Leaves are foliage that grow on a tree or plant. Less often, "leaves" describes additions to a dinner table that are put in to expand the table area and then removed.

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As tree foliage, leaves typically bloom and turn green on most trees during the early part of the spring. A healthy tree has a lot of lush green leaves. At the start of the autumn season, leaves begin to change to a blend of different colors, and they fall to the ground.

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