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Word of the Day 10/24/19 Foliaceous

Foliaceous (adjective)
foliaceous [ foh-lee-ey-shuh s ]


adjective
1. of, like, or of the nature of a plant leaf; leaflike.
2. bearing leaves or leaflike parts.
3. pertaining to or consisting of leaves.
4. consisting of leaflike plates or laminae; foliated.

RELATED FORMS
fo·li·a·ceous·ness, noun
su·per·fo·li·a·ceous, adjective

Origin: First recorded in 1650–60, foliaceous is from the Latin word foliāceus leafy, like a leaf. See folium, -aceous

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