- pertaining to or consisting of leaflets (often used in combination, as bifoliolate).
Origin of foliolate
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Changed "trifoliate" to "trifoliolate" in the index entry for "Foliolate."
Foliolate, relating to or bearing leaflets (foliola); trifoliolate, with three leaflets, &c.
- botany possessing or relating to leaflets
C19: from Late Latin foliolum little leaf, from Latin folium leaf
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