needleleaf

adjective

: populated with trees having leaves that are needles
needleleaf evergreen forests
also : having leaves that are needles
needleleaf trees

Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of needleleaf was in 1903

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“Needleleaf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/needleleaf. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

needleleaf

adjective
nee·​dle·​leaf
ˈnēd-ᵊl-ˌlēf
: populated with trees having leaves that are needles
needleleaf forests
also : having leaves that are needles
needleleaf trees
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