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Definition of Walking leaf

Walking leaf
Walking Walk"ing, a. & n. from Walk, v. Walking beam. See Beam, 10. Walking crane, a kind of traveling crane. See under Crane. Walking fern. (Bot.) See Walking leaf, below. Walking fish (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of Asiatic fishes of the genus Ophiocephalus, some of which, as O. marulius, become over four feet long. They have a special cavity over the gills lined with a membrane adapted to retain moisture to aid in respiration, and are thus able to travel considerable distances over the land at night, whence the name. They construct a curious nest for their young. Called also langya. Walking gentleman (Theater), an actor who usually fills subordinate parts which require a gentlemanly appearance but few words. [Cant] Walking lady (Theater), an actress who usually fills such parts as require only a ladylike appearance on the stage. [Cant] Walking leaf. (a) (Bot.) A little American fern (Camptosorus rhizophyllus); -- so called because the fronds taper into slender prolongations which often root at the apex, thus producing new plants. (b) (Zo["o]l.) A leaf insect. See under Leaf. Walking papers, or Walking ticket, an order to leave; dismissal, as from office. [Colloq.] --Bartlett. Walking stick. (a) A stick or staff carried in the hand for hand for support or amusement when walking; a cane. (b) (Zo["o]l.) A stick insect; -- called also walking straw. See Illust. of Stick insect, under Stick. Walking wheel (Mach.), a prime mover consisting of a wheel driven by the weight of men or animals walking either in it or on it; a treadwheel.

Meaning of Walking leaf from wikipedia

- Phyllidae) contains the extant true leaf insects or walking leaves, which include some of the most remarkably camouflaged leaf mimics (mimesis) in the entire...
- Phyllomedusa burmeisteri, also known as Burmeister's leaf frog and common walking leaf frog is a species of frog native to the Atlantic Forest biome in...
- ghost insects. Phasmids in the family Phylliidae are called leaf insects, leaf-bugs, walking leaves, or bug leaves. The group's name is derived from the...
- All-Star." Leaf, accompanied by a coach and security guards, walked towards the fan and asked a question. The fan began walking closer to Leaf, and two...
- pretending to be a magical statue that mysteriously moves around, she finds a walking leaf insect, but is upset when Dad is too preoccupied with the game to notice...
- commonly known as the spiny leaf insect, the giant prickly stick insect, Macleay's spectre, or the Australian walking stick, is a large species of stick...
-  2007 (2007-03-13) Hydroseeding, viewer mail on additional footage of a Malaysian walking leaf (Phyllium giganteum) from the Audubon Insectarium, cleaning the inside...
- Walking on a Mountain Path in Spring (Chinese: 山徑春行) is a painting by Chinese artist Ma Yuan. It is painted on an album leaf, which also contains Emperor...
- the common name of "walking fern". Asplenium rhizophyllum is a small fern whose undivided, evergreen leaves and long, narrow leaf tips, sometimes curving...
- Socratea exorrhiza, the walking palm or cashapona, is a palm native to rainforests in tropical Central and South America. It can grow to 25 metres in...
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