\ˈlēvd \

Definition of leaved 

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

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The thick-leaved varieties that like full sun can be planted every two feet or so apart, and will eventually spread via the pups that form at the mother plant’s base. Kenneth Setzer, miamiherald, "When grass or gravel won't do, these plants are easy and attractive ground cover | Miami Herald," 24 May 2018 The green-leaved varieties are the most shade tolerant. The Editors Of Organic Life, Good Housekeeping, "How To Grow The Most Stunning Hostas," 16 May 2017 Magdalena, a senior botanical horticulturist at London's Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, introduces readers to one of the island's zombie plants, the café marron: a small, glossy-leaved tree that's continuously covered with tiny white flowers. Willy Blackmore, latimes.com, "Saving the world one plant at a time in 'The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species' by Carlos Magdalena," 6 Apr. 2018 Originally from high elevations in Central Asia, wide-leaved Cannabis indica prefers cooler weather and stays much shorter, under 5 feet. Debbie Arrington, sacbee, "What’s wrong with your marijuana plant? They know," 3 Feb. 2018 The plants vary in form from species to species; without blooms, some look like gnarled nests of bare sticks or green, flat-leaved cactus-orchid hybrids. Joanna Klein, New York Times, "One Night a Year, This Cactus Flower May Surprise You," 15 Sep. 2017 Some evergreens, such as dense, bushy cedars and thorny-leaved hollies, offer birds a twofer: berries as well as protection from weather and predators. Bart Ziegler, WSJ, "Save the Songbirds: Plant These Shrubs and Bushes," 13 Sep. 2017 At higher elevations were forests of shrubs and a variety of broad-leaved trees and conifers. Mike Sager, Smithsonian, "Will the Public Ever Get to See the “Dueling Dinosaurs”?," 29 July 2017 Along the parkways, Hong Kong orchid trees bloom magenta from fall to spring, while broad-leaved African tulip trees bloom orange and gold in summer. Nan Sterman, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Stunning streetscapes are inspiration for gardeners," 3 Aug. 2017

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of leaved

: having leaves of a particular kind or number



Kids Definition of leaved

: having leaves a broad-leaved tree

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