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We found 35 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word leaven:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. leaven: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. leaven: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. leaven: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. leaven: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. leaven: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. leaven, leaven: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Leaven, leaven: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. leaven: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. leaven: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. leaven: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. leaven: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. leaven: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Leaven, leaven: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. leaven (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. leaven: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Leaven, The Leaven: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Leaven: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. leaven: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. leaven: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Leaven: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. leaven: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Leaven: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  23. leaven: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. leaven: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. leaven: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. leaven: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. leaven: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. leaven: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Leaven: Natural Magick [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. leaven: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. leaven: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Leaven: Easton Bible [home, info]
  2. Leaven: Smith's Bible Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (leaven)

noun:  an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something ("His sermons benefited from a leavening of humor")
noun:  a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
verb:  cause to puff up with a leaven ("Unleavened bread")
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #82185)

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