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water leaf

noun
1.
(in Greek architecture and sculpture) a motif of heart-shaped leaves having a conspicuous midrib.
Also called Lesbian leaf.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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  • The cornice itself is enriched with a water leaf molding and crowned by an anthemion flanked by scrolls.

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