broad-leaved

adjective \ -ˈlēvd \
variants: or broadleaf play \-ˈlēf\ or less commonly broad-leafed play \-ˈlēft\

Definition of broad-leaved

1 :having broad leaves; specifically :having leaves that are not needles
2 :composed of broad-leaved plants
  • broad-leaved forests

First Known Use of broad-leaved

1622


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