Laub

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German loup, from Proto-Germanic *laubą, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *leup- (peel, break off). Compare Low German Loov, Dutch loof, English leaf, Danish løv.

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Laub n (genitive Laubes or Laubs, no plural)

  1. foliage, greenery, leaves (whether still on a tree or fallen onto the ground)
    grünes Laub
    fallendes Laub
    • Hans Wollschläger, Von Sternen und Schnuppen: bei Gelegenheit einiger Bücher, volume 1, page 209:
      Sie [die Orangen] hängen eben tatsächlich mitten im grünen Laub gelb an den Bäumen.

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  • Laub in Duden online