\ ˈlēft How to pronounce leafed (audio) \

Definition of leafed

: leaved

Examples of leafed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are both green leafed varieties (which can be more aggressive) and dark purple foliaged forms. Janet Carson, Arkansas Online, "Mystery Plants growing in our gardens now," 29 Mar. 2021 Intensely green, verging on chartreuse, plantains hang like chandeliers from tall broad-leafed plants across the Caribbean. New York Times, "Von’s Essential Recipes," 22 Mar. 2021 Also, in this broad-leafed, evergreen, tropical forest, light seemed to be a more important factor than rainfall in the forest’s photosynthetic dance. Daniel Glick, Scientific American, "Can the Amazon Save the Planet?," 3 Apr. 2017 This tough-leafed shrub community established itself as part of the local plant landscape millions of years ago. Yxta Maya Murray, Longreads, "Fire/Flood: A Southern California Pastoral," 19 Aug. 2020 Traces of leafcutter bees can be seen on roses and other thick-leafed plants that have semicircles cut out around the edge. Linnea Covington, The Know, "How to create a bee-friendly garden in Denver to support Colorado’s more than 900 native species," 4 Aug. 2020 The herbicide will kill the grass, including the roots, without injuring the broad-leafed plants. Calvin Finch, ExpressNews.com, "Calvin Finch: Purple martins’ majesty about to wane," 9 July 2020 These big broad-leafed plants, if sown correctly, can grow 10 tons of forage per acre. The Editors, Outdoor Life, "11 Strategies For Growing The Perfect Deer Food Plot," 16 June 2020 The name Mayawell is a play on Mayahuel, the Aztec name for the goddess of agave, a spiny-leafed plant native to the Americas that people have long fermented into alcoholic drinks, and eventually learned to strengthen through distillation. Eric Velasco, al, "Mayawell bar familiarizes Birmingham with agave spirits," 12 May 2020

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First Known Use of leafed

1552, in the meaning defined above

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10 Apr 2021

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“Leafed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leafed. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of leafed

: having a specified kind or number of leaves

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