Broad-leafed
Broad-leaved Broad"-leaved`, Broad-leafed Broad"-leafed`, a. Having broad, or relatively broad, leaves, in contrast to needlelike or scalelike leaves. --Keats. [Narrower terms: {deciduous (vs. evergreen)}] [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

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  • broad-leafed — adjective having relatively broad rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves • Syn: ↑broadleaf, ↑broad leaved • Similar to: ↑deciduous * * * adjective see broad leaved …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad-leafed — adjective see broad leaved …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Broad-leaved — Broad leafed Broad leafed , a. Having broad, or relatively broad, leaves, in contrast to needlelike or scalelike leaves. Keats. [Narrower terms: {deciduous (vs. evergreen)}] [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leafed — Leafed, a. Having (such) a leaf or (so many) leaves; used in composition; as, broad leafed; four leafed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -leafed — leafed, leaved Both forms are in use in combinations such as broad leafed/ leaved and four leafed/ leaved, but there is a preference for leaved in current use …   Modern English usage

  • broad-leaved — broad′ leaved or broadleaf 2) or broad′ leafed , adj. bot of or pertaining to plants having broad leaves rather than needles • Etymology: 1545–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • leafed — adjective having leaves or leaves as specified; often used in combination a fully leafed tree broad leafed four leaved clover • Syn: ↑leaved • Similar to: ↑leafy …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad-leaved — or broadleaf; also broad leafed adjective Date: 1552 1. having broad leaves; specifically having leaves that are not needles 2. composed of broad leaved plants < broad leaved forests > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • broad-leaved — /brawd leevd /, adj. Bot. of or pertaining to plants having broad or relatively broad leaves, rather than needles. Also, broadleaf, broadleafed, broad leafed /brawd leeft /. [1545 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • broad-leaved — adjective having relatively broad rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves • Syn: ↑broadleaf, ↑broad leafed • Similar to: ↑deciduous …   Useful english dictionary

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