needleleaf

adjective

Definition of needleleaf

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

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First Known Use of needleleaf

1903, in the meaning defined above

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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 12 Aug. 2022.

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