Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having leaves with one or both sides silvery.
- adj. having silvery leaves
“I also grow a silver-leafed version of the common green-leaf brunnera called Jack Frost, which is particularly amazing-looking when its bright blue flowers are blooming, and a variety of spiderwort (Tradescantia) called Sweet Kate, whose own blue flowers stand out against its unusual bright yellow leaves instead of the typical green ones.”
“In its place, I want to put up a 12-ft art installation of a silver-leafed dandelion that a friend made, and surround it with more bananas and palms.”
“No matter how far he walked, no matter how many silver-leafed trees he passed, the mound he walked toward was always just as far away.”
“The silver-leafed trees shook in the breeze, blinding him as the sun shone off them.”
“When he finally reached the valley floor, he stood on the verge of a meadow, with silver-leafed trees, just like in his dream.”
“Robert Benchley, setting off from the Harvard Lampoon, also wound up at Crownie's silver-leafed door.”
“Richard cast about until he found a young silver-leafed maple and tied the reins of their horses to a low branch.”
“Surrounded by junipers, cypresses and silver-leafed olive trees, Dinada Palace was a quiet, informal retreat compared to the ceremonial formality of the imposing old palace at Semira.”
“The route led to an upper plateau, well wooded, many of the trees being of the palm variety, with plenty of silver-leafed families so common everywhere.”
“Left creek at 11.45; stony ridges, ironstone and slate, with a little spinifex; rather thickly wooded with rusty gum, silver-leafed gum, etc.; anthills, turreted shapes.”
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