Definition of Leafy

1. Adjective. Having or covered with leaves. "Leafy vegetables"

Definition of Leafy

1. a. Full of leaves; abounding in leaves; as, the leafy forest.

Definition of Leafy

1. Adjective. covered with leaves ¹

2. Adjective. containing much foliage ¹

3. Adjective. in the form of leaves (of some material) ¹

4. Adjective. resembling a leaf ¹

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Definition of Leafy

1. covered with leaves [adj LEAFIER, LEAFIEST]

Medical Definition of Leafy

1. 1. Full of leaves; abounding in leaves; as, the leafy forest. "The leafy month of June." 2. Consisting of leaves. "A leafy bed." Origin: Leafier; . Leafiest. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leafy

leafnose bat
leafy (current term)
leafy liverwort
leafy liverworts
leafy spurge
leafy vegetable
league cup
league cups
league table
league together

Literary usage of Leafy

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1. The Cyclopædia;: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Abraham Rees by Abraham Rees (1819)
"Stem arboreous, leafy. Leaves obovate, (talked. ... leafy. Leaves obovate-oblong, fingle-ribbed, ... and leafy branches, agree with the laft ; but the ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"At other times it I» winged, and is either leafy, as in the Orange (fig. ... leafy petioles are occasionally united to the axis for some extent, ..."

3. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"-otto breaking off leafy twigs; olla lehden- otona be gathering leafy twigs, ... leafy twigs gathered and dried [In Finland] as winter fodder for sheep, ..."

4. Manual of Botany for North America: Containing Generic and Specific by Amos Eaton (1836)
"spikes 3 — 5, nearly terminal: culm 3-angled, somewhat leafy: leaves setaceous: seed stiped, ... W. (I) (Лч. ) culm 3-angled, leafy: eyries terminal and ..."

5. A Class-book of Botany: Designed for Colleges, Academies, and Other by Alphonso Wood (1854)
"Kay, in some cases, the whole Bower-bud, after having given n slight indication of a floral character, is transformed into a leafy branch, showing that all ..."

6. Flora of the Southern United States: Containing an Abridged Description of by Alvan Wentworth Chapman (1897)
"Herbaceous; stems slender, prostrate, mostly branching; leaves lanceolate or linear, acute; peduncles longer than the leaves, leafy-bracted above the middle ..."

7. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1804)
"LICHEN olivaceus. live-coloured leafy Lichen. ... leafy, creeping, orbicular, brown-olive, shining, rugged in the centre ; brownish and fibrous beneath ..."

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