broadleaf

[ brawd-leef ]

noun,plural broad·leaves [brawd-leevz]. /ˈbrɔdˌlivz/.
  1. any of several cigar tobaccos having broad leaves.

adjective

Origin of broadleaf

1
1750–60; back formation from broadleafed.See broad, leaf, -ed3

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British Dictionary definitions for broadleaf

broadleaf

/ (ˈbrɔːdˌliːf) /


nounplural -leaves
  1. any tobacco plant having broad leaves, used esp in making cigars

  2. Also called: kapuka, papauma, puka NZ an evergreen tree with large glossy leaves

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