leafmeal

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From leaf +‎ -meal.

Adverb[edit]

leafmeal (not comparable)

  1. One leaf at a time; leaf by leaf.
    By and by, nor spare a sigh / Though worlds of wanwood leafmeal lie [...] ― Hopkins.

Etymology 2[edit]

From leaf +‎ meal, modelled after leafmould.

Noun[edit]

leafmeal (uncountable)

  1. A feed or meal, particularly for animals, consisting chiefly of decayed vegetable matter, especially leaves.