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What is a butterfly leaf?

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A butterfly leaf is a leaf in the center of a table that has a central seam and so can be folded and stored under the table top when not in use. It is called “butterfly” because when the leaf is opened to be put in place, it resembles a pair of wings.

1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019