Definitions

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  • adj. having relatively large leaves

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The morning warmed, and only the cool provided by the large-leafed trees saved the students from the sun.

    In India, Obama faces questions on U.S. relations with Pakistan

  • Non-succulent large-leafed plants in the desert environment would overheat and be killed.

    Adaptations of desert plants

  • For some reason the fish store was almost out of plants, but I got a couple of large-leafed plants, which I guess will improve the tank.

    Bah, snow.

  • The discoveries, described in a report compiled by WWF, include 30 unique fish species, two tree frog species, 16 ginger species, three tree species and one large-leafed plant species.

    Imponderables, New Species, Placebo Effect

  • · R. ruspolii Engl., a usually large-leafed Rhus with hairy leaflets commonly found in the highlands of central and northern Kenya, and

    Chapter 7

  • Description: A large-leafed weak-stemmed aquatic herb to

    Chapter 7

  • Malabar spinach, Basella rubra: we have seed again of our large-leafed, vigorous variety; (mucilaginous) leaf crop suited for humid regions; easy to cultivate; requires trellis.

    Chapter 25

  • In the valley near the river, the smooth gray bark and the bare branches of beech made an appearance among the spruce, fir, pine, and larch; the area was protected enough to shelter the growth of a few large-leafed deciduous trees.

    The Plains of Passage

  • But more unusual to her were the occasional large-leafed trees.

    The Plains of Passage

  • There was a taste in her mouth of ancient, primordial forest: rich damp loam, musty rotted wood, towering large-leafed trees wet with rain, huge fleshy mushrooms.

    The Clan of the Cave Bear

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