Definition of Broadleaf

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

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



Definition of Broadleaf

1. n. A tree (Terminalia latifolia) of Jamaica, the wood of which is used for boards, scantling, shingles, etc; -- sometimes called the almond tree, from the shape of its fruit.

Definition of Broadleaf

1. Adjective. Used to define a type of tree: having broad and flat, often deciduous leaves as opposed to having needles. ¹

2. Adjective. Used in the name of a plant or tree: having especially broad leaves. ¹

3. Noun. A tree (''Terminalia latifolia'') of Jamaica. ¹

4. Noun. A type of tobacco having broad leaves, used for making cigars. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Broadleaf

1. [n -LEAVES]

Medical Definition of Broadleaf

1. A tree (Terminalia latifolia) of Jamaica, the wood of which is used for boards, scantling, shingles, etc; sometimes called the almond tree, from the shape of its fruit. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broadleaf

broadcloths
broaden
broaden one's horizons
broadened
broadener
broadeners
broadening
broadenings
broadens
broader
broadest
broadest muscle of back
broadhead
broadheads
broadish
broadleaf (current term)
broadleafs
broadleaved
broadleaves
broadloom
broadlooms
broadly
broadly speaking
broadminded
broadmindedly
broadmindedness
broadmouth
broadmouths
broadness
broadnesses

Literary usage of Broadleaf

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1. Rehabilitation of Degraded Forests to Improve Livelihoods of Poor Farmers in by Liu Dachang (2003)
"Evergreen broadleaf Forests Extent of Degradation When an evergreen broadleaf forest community becomes degraded, the number of tree species and families ..."

2. Materials of Construction: Their Manufacture, Properties, and Uses by Adelbert Philo Mills (1915)
"The broadleaf trees are found in widespread areas scattered over most of the globe. They are usually heavy and hard, hence often called "hard woods," and, ..."

3. Forest Trees and Forest Scenery by George Frederick Schwarz (1901)
"The trees selected for description will here be divided into the two conventional groups of broadleaf species and conifers, beginning with the former. ..."

4. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"broadleaf tobacco which have been improved by careful seed selection and breeding the veins are sufficiently wide apart to allow wrappers for cigars of ..."

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