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leafy

[ lee-fee ]
/ ˈli fi /
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adjective, leaf·i·er, leaf·i·est.
having, abounding in, or covered with leaves or foliage: the leafy woods.
having broad leaves or consisting mainly of leaves: leafy vegetables.
leaflike; foliaceous.
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Origin of leafy

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) /

adjective leafier or leafiest
covered with or having leaves
resembling a leaf or leaves

Derived forms of leafy

leafiness, noun
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