\ ˈlēft How to pronounce leafed (audio) \

Definition of leafed

: leaved

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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 The trail/road starts out with a slight rise and a few small hills, easy and pretty this spring amid fresh-leafed oak woodlands. Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle, "Sunday getaway to Mitchell Canyon," 6 May 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 Water in the cool of morning and avoid getting water on the rosettes of echeverias and other flat or broad-leafed varieties. Leslie Crawford, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Propagating succulents? You can do it three ways," 8 Sep. 2017 Avoid getting water on fuzzy leafed plants like African violets. Betty Cahill, The Denver Post, "Punch List: What to do in your Denver-area garden in early March," 2 Mar. 2017 Biochemist colleagues analyzed the broad-leafed plant, Vernonia amygdalina, and discovered more than a dozen new compounds with antiparasitic properties. Moises Velasquez-manoff, New York Times, "The Self-Medicating Animal," 18 May 2017

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1552, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of leafed

: having a specified kind or number of leaves

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