broadleaf tree

noun

Definition of broadleaf tree

: any deciduous tree (such as the maple or oak) or any of certain evergreen trees distinguished from trees bearing needlelike leaves (such as most conifers) by having relatively broad flat leaves

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“Broadleaf tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/broadleaf%20tree. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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