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The original symbol in heraldic language is the Ache leave “ feuille d’ ache” in french. It started beeing used around the XIV th century to ornate crowns on coat of arms. At the same time than the lily flower in french royal crowns. It seems the origin is Greek. The use of the term “Strawberry leave” is definitely recent. It may originate in the fact that both leaves are quite similar and the British were the first (with Brittany) to the to cultivate strawberries In their garden around 1740.