broad-leaved

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broad-leaved

(brôd′lēvd′) also broad-leafed (-lēft′)
adj.
Having broad or relatively broad leaves rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves.

broad-leaved

adj
(Botany) denoting trees other than conifers, most of which have broad rather than needle-shaped leaves

broad′-leaved`

or broadleaf



adj.
of or pertaining to plants having broad leaves rather than needles.
[1545–55]

broad-leaved

(brôd′lēvd′) also broad-leafed (brôd′lēft′)
Having broad leaves rather than needle-like or scale-like leaves. Azaleas, rhododendrons, and hollies are broad-leaved evergreens.
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Adj.1.broad-leaved - having relatively broad rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves
deciduous - (of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season