Definition of Sweetleaf

1. Noun. Small yellowwood tree of southern United States having small fragrant white flowers; leaves and bark yield a yellow dye.

Exact synonyms: Symplocus Tinctoria
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Yellowwood
Group relationships: Genus Symplocus, Symplocus



Definition of Sweetleaf

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus ''Stevia'', from which stevia is extracted. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweetleaf

sweetheart
sweetheart deal
sweetheart deals
sweethearthood
sweethearting
sweethearts
sweetie
sweetie pie
sweeties
sweeting
sweetings
sweetish
sweetishly
sweetite
sweetkin
sweetleaf (current term)
sweetleaf family
sweetleafs
sweetling
sweetlings
sweetlips
sweetly
sweetmaker
sweetmakers
sweetmeal
sweetmeat
sweetmeats
sweetness
sweetness and light
sweetnesses

Literary usage of Sweetleaf

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1. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"sweetleaf Family. SYMPLOCOS L.Sp. Pl.ed.2, 1:747. 1763. Abont 175 species, subtropical und tropical regions, eastern Asia, «and South Amer- ii'a to ..."

2. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"L'H6r. sweetleaf. RANGE.—From southern Delaware (peninsula) to Florida; ... sweetleaf (Del., NC, SC, Fla., Ala.); Yellow- wood (NC, SC, Ala. ..."

3. Trees of the Northern United States: Their Study, Description and by Austin Craig Apgar (1892)
"sweetleaf.) Leaves simple, alternate, thick, 3 to 5 in. long, elongate-oblong, acuminate, nearly entire, almost persistent, pale beneath, ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1902)
"... Family—E'bony Family—sweetleaf Family—Storax Family, 211-217. CHAPTER XXX. Order Gentianales—Olive Family—Salvadora ..."

5. Second Report of a Geological Reconnoissance of the Middle and Southern by Richard Owen (1860)
"... the Butternut, the Sweet Gum, the 'Small Laurel Magnolia, with a thick underwood of the Holly, the sweetleaf (both very abundant), the Wax Myrtle, ..."

6. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... which is called sweetleaf in Georgia and Carolina, are used for dyeing yellow ; and the leaves of other species are employed for the same purpose in ..."

7. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"sweetleaf Family. SYMPLOCOS L.Sp. Pl.ed.2, 1:747. 1763. Abont 175 species, subtropical und tropical regions, eastern Asia, «and South Amer- ii'a to ..."

8. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"L'H6r. sweetleaf. RANGE.—From southern Delaware (peninsula) to Florida; ... sweetleaf (Del., NC, SC, Fla., Ala.); Yellow- wood (NC, SC, Ala. ..."

9. Trees of the Northern United States: Their Study, Description and by Austin Craig Apgar (1892)
"sweetleaf.) Leaves simple, alternate, thick, 3 to 5 in. long, elongate-oblong, acuminate, nearly entire, almost persistent, pale beneath, ..."

10. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1902)
"... Family—E'bony Family—sweetleaf Family—Storax Family, 211-217. CHAPTER XXX. Order Gentianales—Olive Family—Salvadora ..."

11. Second Report of a Geological Reconnoissance of the Middle and Southern by Richard Owen (1860)
"... the Butternut, the Sweet Gum, the 'Small Laurel Magnolia, with a thick underwood of the Holly, the sweetleaf (both very abundant), the Wax Myrtle, ..."

12. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... which is called sweetleaf in Georgia and Carolina, are used for dyeing yellow ; and the leaves of other species are employed for the same purpose in ..."

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