leafy

[ lee-fee ]
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adjective,leaf·i·er, leaf·i·est.
  1. having, abounding in, or covered with leaves or foliage: the leafy woods.

  2. having broad leaves or consisting mainly of leaves: leafy vegetables.

  1. leaflike; foliaceous.

Origin of leafy

1
First recorded in 1545–55; leaf + -y1

Other words from leafy

  • leaf·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for leafy

leafy

/ (ˈliːfɪ) /


adjectiveleafier or leafiest
  1. covered with or having leaves

  2. resembling a leaf or leaves

Derived forms of leafy

  • leafiness, noun

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