Shin leaf

shinleaf

[shin-leef]
noun, plural shinleaves.
1.
a North American plant, Pyrola elliptica, having leaves used formerly for shinplasters.
2.
any plant of the genus Pyrola.

Origin:
1810–20, Americanism; shin1 + leaf

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shinleaf (ˈʃɪnˌliːf)
 
n , pl -leaves
the usual US name for wintergreen

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