water leaf


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water leaf

water leaf, 1: left, simple; right, enriched
1. In early Roman and Greek ornamentation, a type of lotus leaf or an ivy motif.
2. Similar to water leaf, 1 but divided symmetrically by a prominent rib; also called a lesbian leaf.
3. Late 12th cent. capital with a large leaf at each angle, broad, smooth, curving up toward the abacus corner and then curling inward.
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The measured zones of inhibition around the treated discs placed on the surface of the MHA plates showed that the ethanol and water leaf extracts of Merremia peltata (L.) Merr.
The nutritionist encouraged Nigerians to eat other vegetables, including spinach, water leaf, lettuce, cabbage and cucumber as well as fruits such as watermelon and oranges in rainy season.
Afang soup contains these ingredients and a major vegetable, Gnetum africanum as well as water leaf while in edikang ikong soup, fluted pumpkin (ugwu in Ibo) only replaces Gnetum africanum.