leafy

[lee-fee]
adjective, leafier, leafiest.
1.
having, abounding in, or covered with leaves or foliage: the leafy woods.
2.
having broad leaves or consisting mainly of leaves: leafy vegetables.
3.
leaflike; foliaceous.

Origin:
1545–55; leaf + -y1

leafiness, noun
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leafy (ˈliːfɪ)
 
adj , leafier, leafiest
1.  covered with or having leaves
2.  resembling a leaf or leaves
 
'leafiness
 
n

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Example sentences
Picture the lobby atrium of a new, green building, one filled with leafy plants
  and trees.
Our consumption of terrestrial plant material is pretty much limited to a
  narrow range of leafy plants, fruits and vegetables.
Flowers, are other leafy plants are food items to deer.
Remove fibrous outer layers and coarse leafy tops, and trim root.
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