leafed

adjective
\ ˈlēft How to pronounce leafed (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web 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 Most got their name because Beaver Creek was already taken, and also from the narrow-leafed shrub that holds their banks in thickets and tangles. Andrew Mckean, Outdoor Life, "Willow Creek: An Obscure Stream Shapes Life, Death, and Landscape," 16 Apr. 2020 Rightwing firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos was also there for a second day, sitting in the family's pew and taking notes in a cheetah-print notebook with gold-leafed pages. Clare Hymes, CBS News, "Prosecutors in Roger Stone trial will call Steve Bannon to testify," 6 Nov. 2019 The city started growing the large and colorfully leafed plant in the 1940s and as its popularity in landscaping grew, so did the industry. Ellie Rushing, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Florida towns' claims to fame: We're No. 1," 3 July 2018 Garlic chive: This flat-leafed onion cousin is a staple in Asian grocery stores and increasingly common in supermarkets. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, "5 herbs you probably aren’t using (but should be)," 11 Apr. 2018 Last among the common winter annual weeds, is the white-flowering common chickweed (Stellaria media), another tiny-leafed plant that hugs the ground. Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp, Indianapolis Star, "The Hoosier Gardener: Winter annual weeds ready to bloom, spread," 9 Mar. 2018 Its other nicknames include Formosa rice tree and Glossy-leafed paper plant. Debbie Arrington, sacbee, "This lookalike shrub is friendly to pets, wildlife," 12 Jan. 2018 The city started growing the large and colorfully leafed plant in the 1940s and as its popularity in landscaping grew, so did the industry. Ellie Rushing, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Florida towns' claims to fame: We're No. 1," 3 July 2018

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First Known Use of leafed

1552, in the meaning defined above

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17 May 2020

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“Leafed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leafed. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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leafed

adjective
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English Language Learners Definition of leafed

: having a specified kind or number of leaves

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