Definition of Broad-leaved

1. Adjective. Having relatively broad rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves.

Exact synonyms: Broad-leafed, Broadleaf
Similar to: Deciduous

Definition of Broad-leaved

1. Adjective. Having relatively broad leaves ¹

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Medical Definition of Broad-leaved

1. Having broad, or relatively broad, leaves. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broad-leaved

broad-bean plant
broad-leaved (current term)
broad-leaved bottletree
broad-leaved dock
broad-leaved epiphyllum
broad-leaved everlasting pea
broad-leaved garlic
broad-leaved montia
broad-leaved plantain
broad-leaved twayblade

Literary usage of Broad-leaved

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"broad-leaved evergreen. Useful for hedges up to 3 or 4 feet at its ... broad-leaved evergreen with spiny leaves. Useful for hedges from 2 to 6 feet. ..."

2. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"Evergreen broad-leaved trees. a. Special Illustrations, i. ... The broad-leaved summer-forest of the Mississippi and of the Atlantic plain. ..."

3. The Book of Grasses: An Illustrated Guide to the Common Grasses, and the by Mary Francis Baker (1912)
"broad-leaved SPIKE-GRASS, SLENDER SPIKE-GRASS, AND SEASIDE OATS "by rushy ... So strikingly ornamental are the panicles of broad-leaved Spike-grass that one ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Perhaps the most common eastern species are Allium cernuum, Allium canadense and Allium tricoccum, the last generally known as the wild leek, a broad-leaved ..."

5. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"The broad-leaved trees are found in nearly every country of the globe and ... The terms "broad-leaved," "deciduous" and "hardwood" are used interchangeably. ..."

6. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"Nutt. Trans. Am. Phil. Soc. 1. c. A. /«fi/Wia," Gray, Bot. Calif, ii. 458, & ¡. 415, in part, almost glabrous broad-leaved form. ..."

7. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"broad-leaved Jews' Myrtle. This variety has it« leave* frequently In threes, on which account it is said to be in esteem among the Jews in their religious ..."

8. An Introduction to Physical Geography by Grove Karl Gilbert, Albert Perry Brigham (1902)
"The broad-leaved trees chiefly compose these Appalachian forests (Fig. ... An Appalachian forest of broad- leaved (or deciduous, or hardwood) trees. ..."

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