HyperDic: leafy

English > 1 sense of the word leafy:
ADJECTIVEallleafyhaving or covered with leaves
leafy > pronunciation
Soundsliy'fiy
Rhymesapostrophe ... typography: 53 rhymes with fiy...
English > leafy: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or covered with leaves.
Examples
  • "leafy trees"
  • "leafy vegetables"
NarrowerbifoliateHaving two leaves
bowerylike a bower
curly-leaved, curly-leafedHaving curly leaves
fan-leaved, fan-leafedHaving fan-shaped leaves
fine-leaved, fine-leafedHaving fine leaves
foliaceous, foliose, foliagedbearing numerous leaves
foliate(often used as a combining form) having or resembling a leaf or having a specified kind or number of leaves
foliolate(often used as a combining form) having leaflets (compound leaves) or a specified kind or number of leaflets
grassy-leaved, grassy-leafedHaving leaves that resemble grass
ivied, ivy-coveredovergrown with ivy
large-leaved, large-leafedHaving relatively large leaves
leafed, leavedHaving leaves or leaves as specified
leaflike, leaf-likeresembling a leaf
leather-leaved, leather-leafedHaving leathery leaves
petallike, petal-likeresembling a petal
pinnate-leaved, pinnate-leafedHaving pinnate leaves
prickly-leaved, prickly-leafedHaving prickly leaves
silky-leaved, silky-leafedHaving glossy leaves
silver-leaved, silvery-leaved, silver-leafed, silvery-leafedHaving silvery leaves
spiny-leaved, spiny-leafedHaving spiny leaves
two-leaved, two-leafedHaving two leaves
unifoliateHaving a single leaf
OppositeleaflessHaving no leaves
Spanishfrondoso, hojoso
Catalanfrondós, fullós
Nounsleafthe main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants

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