leafy leafy  /ˈli fi/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having or covered with leaves

Usage(s):

  1. He passed his days comfortably in a leafy back alley within walking distance of Tiananmen Square.
  2. In much of New Orleans, the leafy coverage of live oaks is gone.
  3. Because once they've put on the goofy glasses, the film's chambered nautilus, leafy sea dragon and amorous cuttlefish will so immerse them, they'll be holding their breath.

News

  1. Get kids to go green with pasta

    Dark leafy greens, especially the typified kale, are enjoying their season in the spotlight. It’s about time! Leafy greens are now found on menus at high-end restaurants and even some fast-food joints.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: St. Petersburg Tribune

  2. INSERTING and REPLACING STOP Foodborne Illness Group Visits California Leafy Greens Farms

    CHICAGO & SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Insert after ninth graph, first sentence of release: To read a blog post about this tour written by Ryan Talley, LGMA Chairman, click here: http://lgma.ca.gov/blog/faces-behind-statistics The corrected release reads: STOP FOODBORNE ILLNESS GROUP VISITS CALIFORNIA LEAFY GREENS FARMS Last week a group of consumers who have been sickened in past ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. STOP Foodborne Illness Group Visits California Leafy Greens Farms

    CHICAGO & SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Last week a group of consumers who have been sickened in past foodborne illness outbreaks involving leafy greens traveled from across the country to visit California farmers who grow products like those which made them sick. While the two groups might initially appear to be adversaries, the purpose of the visit was to determine where they might ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire

Quotes

  1. Harriet Harman's husband, Jack Dromey, the newly elected Labour MP for Birmingham Erdington, said: "This cruel Budget cuts deep, hitting the least well-off hardest and harming economic recovery. It will be Birmingham that suffers, not the leafy...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Jack Dromey Source: Independent

  2. "Madisha knows how much I earn as Cosatu general-secretary. He knows that my salary will not get me anywhere near the leafy suburbs. I earn some R22 000 gross salary I take home some R10 000 every month," said Vavi.
    on Oct 20, 2008 By: Zwelinzima Vavi Source: Independent Online

  3. "The action taken today by the Senate demonstrates our resolve in making public safety a top priority, and hopefully brings America back to enjoying California leafy greens with confidence," Florez said in a news release. "Our produce is...
    on Jun 7, 2007 By: Dean Florez Source: Capital Press (subscription)

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