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  • adjective botany Having red leaves.


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  • A large, blunt finger touched the surface of the canvas gently, tracing the line of the red-leaved vine.

    Sick Cycle Carousel 2010

  • She sat on the garden wall, a red-leaved vine behind her.

    Sick Cycle Carousel 2010

  • Yellow-, orange-, and red-leaved trees rustle in the wind.

    Smile for the Camera Kelle James 2010

  • We found a meadow on one side of the lake that looked up a slope of red-leaved Japanese acers and fresh green European trees, dotted about with the bright flashes of the last of the spring azaleas.

    The Early(ish) Morning Review: Hexwood - Diana Wynne Jones marypcb 2002

  • The tall, red-leaved bushes hid them; there was no one or nothing within sight, except the elephant shifting restlessly.

    The Jungle Girl Gordon Casserly

  • He and I wandered afterwards on the Rocky Hill, and picked enough blueberries for dinner, and I refreshed my eyes with some lovely-berried red-leaved little shrubs.

    The British Association's Visit to Montreal, 1884 : letters Clara Rayleigh

  • As regards drought, it must be said that the red-leaved kinds stand remarkably well in a hot summer, and although they do not rank high as table Lettuces in this country, were we to experience a succession of roasting summers they would rise in repute and be in great demand.

    The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots 16th Edition Sutton and Sons

  • In hot, dry soils, where Lettuces usually run to seed early, try some of the red-leaved kinds, for though less delicate than the green and white, they will be useful in the event of a scorching summer.

    The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots 16th Edition Sutton and Sons

  • As the hands of the clock neared eleven, on this particular Sunday, various people tended to draw together in the hall, clasping little red-leaved books in their hands.

    The Voyage Out Virginia Woolf 1911

  • _Purpurescens_, a red-leaved variety, comparable with the red-leaved hazel and copper beech, a little less productive than the _Coffea arabica_.

    All About Coffee 1909


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