leafless

leafless
Of plants or trees, without leaves.

In winter the leafless trees look cold.


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  • Leafless — Leaf less, a. Having no leaves or foliage; bearing no foliage. Leafless groves. Cowper. {Leaf less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] {Leafless plants}, plants having no foliage, though leaves may be present in the form of scales and bracts. See {Leaf}, n …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leafless — 1580s, from LEAF (Cf. leaf) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less) …   Etymology dictionary

  • leafless — [[t]li͟ːfləs[/t]] ADJ If a tree or plant is leafless, it has no leaves. A beautiful fig tree that had stood in their yard was leafless and barren. Syn: bare …   English dictionary

  • leafless — adj. Leafless is used with these nouns: ↑tree …   Collocations dictionary

  • leafless — leaf|less [ˈli:fləs] adj a leafless tree or bush has no leaves on it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • leafless — 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

  • Leafless plants — Leafless Leaf less, a. Having no leaves or foliage; bearing no foliage. Leafless groves. Cowper. {Leaf less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] {Leafless plants}, plants having no foliage, though leaves may be present in the form of scales and bracts. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leafless-Gruppe — Als Leafless Gruppe wird eine Gruppe attischer Vasenmaler bezeichnet, die im schwarzfigurigen Stil im frühen 5. Jahrhundert v. Chr. tätig waren. Die Gruppe setzt das Verzierungsschema der Augenschalen fort. Ihren Notnamen hat sie nach den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • leafless — adjective see leaf I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • leafless — leaf·less || lɪːflɪs adj. without leaves, lacking leaves, bare …   English contemporary dictionary

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