wide-spreading

[ wahyd-spred-ing ]
/ ˈwaɪdˈsprɛd ɪŋ /

adjective

spreading over or covering a large area: wide-spreading showers; wide-spreading ivy.
affecting or reaching a large area: a wide-spreading infection.

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Origin of wide-spreading

First recorded in 1585–95

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