\ ˈlēft How to pronounce leafed (audio) \

Definition of leafed

: leaved

Examples of leafed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The effect of the wind was intensified since trees were still fully leafed, increasing the surface area that wind could push against. Jacob Feuerstein, Anchorage Daily News, 28 July 2022 Ormiston held up a wild leek, a green-leafed member of the onion family with a pungent, edible bulb, and pointed out coral bells, the green, native kind, not the colorful hybrids found at plant nurseries. Peter Krouse, cleveland, 27 May 2022 On the other side of the path were fields of swaying saw grass and hardwood hammocks — dense stands of broad-leafed trees that grow on a slight rise of only a few inches. Washington Post, 25 Feb. 2022 The dining room is silver-leafed and hand-painted with flora and fauna by local artist David A. Ryan. Sarah Paynter, WSJ, 16 Mar. 2022 Carefully wearing plastic coverings over their precious sneakers, two men trek through foliage toward a glowing pink opening that looks more than a little like an engorged vulva between two heavily leafed legs. Los Angeles Times, 11 Mar. 2022 Large, firm-leafed plants may be cleaned with a soft sponge or cloth and tepid water. Tim Johnson, chicagotribune.com, 29 Jan. 2022 Inside Trump's gold-leafed private members' club, Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Florida, the insurrectionist in chief was fuming. Stephen Collinson, CNN, 7 Jan. 2022 In Russia, scientists have regenerated reproductive tissue from unripe fruits of a narrow-leafed campion freeze-dried under the tundra for 32,000 years. New York Times, 2 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of leafed

1552, in the meaning defined above

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8 Aug 2022

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“Leafed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leafed. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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