\ ˈlēvd How to pronounce leaved (audio) \

Definition of leaved

: having leaves usually used in combination palmate-leaveda four-leaved clover

Examples of leaved in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most cooks prefer the flat-leaved Italian type, but the curly variety is also tasty and adds color when used as a garnish. San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 May 2022 These crepe myrtles attract pollinators, are purple-leaved, and hold their color in full sun. Deanna Kizis, Sunset Magazine, 3 May 2022 The terrain is decidedly jungly, with lush broad-leaved forest dominating most of the slopes and limestone crags giving way to hundreds of caves. Graham Averill, Outside Online, 7 May 2022 There was blue-leaved agave in the traffic islands and, lining the streets, the trees of my childhood in Delhi — flamboyant, laburnum, jacaranda — were in flower. New York Times, 11 Nov. 2021 Bushtits easily adopt residential plants, often nesting in broad-leaved evergreen shrubs. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Apr. 2022 Some gardeners spray broad-leaved evergreens with an anti-desiccant spray to reduce the water loss from and winter damage to leaves. Tim Johnson, chicagotribune.com, 18 Dec. 2021 The florals were dark and moody, the staircase was lined with twiggy autumnal frondescence, and orange-leaved trees stood seemingly on their own in corners of the room. Rachel Besser, Vogue, 21 Nov. 2021 When happy, the glossy-leaved plant produces balls of miniature flowers, providing a burst of color and a fun textural element. Washington Post, 27 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of leaved

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Leaved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaved. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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Kids Definition of leaved

: having leaves a broad-leaved tree


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