-leafed, -leaved
Both forms are in use in combinations such as broad-leafed/-leaved and four-leafed/-leaved, but there is a preference for -leaved in current use.

Modern English usage. 2014.

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  • Leafed — Leafed, a. Having (such) a leaf or (so many) leaves; used in composition; as, broad leafed; four leafed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leafed — /lift/ (say leeft) verb Also, leaved. 1. past participle of leaf. –adjective 2. → leaved. 3. (as second element in a compound adjective) a. covered with leaf (def. 6): gold leafed. b. having an often …  

  • leafed — adjective having leaves or leaves as specified; often used in combination a fully leafed tree broad leafed four leaved clover • Syn: ↑leaved • Similar to: ↑leafy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leafed — Leaf Leaf, Leaf out Leaf out(l[=e]f), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Leafed} (l[=e]ft); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leafing}.] To shoot out leaves; to produce leaves; to leave; as, the trees leaf in May. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leafed — leaf ► NOUN (pl. leaves) 1) a flattened, typically green, structure of a plant, that is attached to a stem and is the chief site of photosynthesis and transpiration. 2) the state of having leaves: the trees were in leaf. 3) a single thickness of… …   English terms dictionary

  • leafed — adjective Date: 1552 leaved …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • leafed — /leeft/, adj. having leaves; leaved. [1545 55; LEAF + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • leafed — adjective Having a leaf or leaves; used mainly in combination with another word to form adjectives describing the number, form, colour, etc., of leaves. Syn: leaved …   Wiktionary

  • -leafed — see leaved …   English dictionary

  • leafed — adj. having leaves, leafy, leaf covered lɪːf n. flat and usually green structure attached to the stem or branch of a plant; foliage; petal; state of having leaves; page; layer; thin sheet of metal (especially gold or silver); hinged or movable… …   English contemporary dictionary

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