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1. leafless

adjective. ['ˈliːfləs'] having no leaves.

Synonyms

  • defoliate
  • scapose
  • defoliated

Antonyms

  • silver-leafed
  • prickly-leaved
  • silver-leaved
  • spiny-leaved

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • leaf (English)
  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Leafless

  • accomplice
  • aeschelus
  • ageless
  • aimless
  • airless
  • alice
  • anschluss
  • argyropoulos
  • bacillus
  • backless
  • baseless
  • blameless
  • bloodless
  • bolus
  • boneless
  • borealis
  • bottomless
  • boundless
  • bowlus
  • breathless

Sentences with leafless


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pruning cuts made into old wood that leave a leafless stem behind will leave a permanent bare spot.

2. Adjective
Stick the leafless part of the cutting into the soil, and press snugly against the stem.

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