Adjective Definition

foliate

1.Definition: (especially of metamorphic rock) having thin leaflike layers or strata

Related Adjective(s):foliaceous, foliated


2.Definition: (often used as a combining form) having or resembling a leaf or having a specified kind or number of leaves

"`foliate' is combined with the prefix `tri' to form the word `trifoliate'"


3.Definition: ornamented with foliage or foils

"Foliate tracery", "A foliated capital"

Related Adjective(s):foliated




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