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simple leaf

[′sim·pəl ′lēf]
(botany)
A leaf having one blade, or a lobed leaf in which the separate parts do not reach down to the midrib.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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