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broad–leaved

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adjective \-ˈlēvd\

Definition of broad–leaved

  1. 1 :  having broad leaves; specifically :  having leaves that are not needles

  2. 2 :  composed of broad-leaved plants <broad–leaved forests>



1552

First Known Use of broad–leaved

1552

Variants of broad–leaved

or broadleaf play \-ˈlēf\ also broad–leafed play \-ˈlēft\

Rhymes with broad–leaved


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