adjective. having relatively broad rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves.
1. Noun, singular or mass Thriving in full sun or full shade and almost any type of soil, the broadleaf green velvet has blue-green leaves which turn dark green in the winter months. 2. Adjective 2, 4-D and MCPP are both dimethylamine salts that have been in use as herbicides since the Second World War, and they are effective against broadleaf weeds like dandelion, chickweed and lambsquarters. 3. Noun, plural These broadleaf hardwood trees are highly valued for the quality of their lumber and their decorative value.