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shinleaf

[shin-leef] /ˈʃɪnˌlif/
noun, plural shinleaves.
1.
a North American plant, Pyrola elliptica, having leaves used formerly for shinplasters.
2.
any plant of the genus Pyrola.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20, Americanism; shin1 + leaf
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shinleaf

/ˈʃɪnˌliːf/
noun (pl) -leaves
1.
the usual US name for wintergreen (sense 3)
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