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  • adj. having fan-shaped leaves


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  • On either side of them is a kaleidoscope of wilciflowers swaying in the wind, some tall with curved petals, others low, fan-leafed.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • Here also grew the fan-leafed palm, whose small, nearly entire leaves are used to make the dammar torches, and to form the water-buckets in universal use.

    The Malay Archipelago

  • With Fowler following close behind, the two women slipped between two driverless wagons and walked twenty paces into the forest, where the fan-leafed ginkgo trees were so thick that it would be impossible for anyone on the road — Shou or otherwise — to see or hear what passed between them.

    The Veiled Dragon


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