Origin of -folious
Words nearby -folious
WORDS THAT USE -FOLIOUS
What does -folious mean?
The form –folious comes from Latin foliōsus, meaning “leafy.” Find out how –folious is related to foil, a thin sheet of metal or paper, and folio, a volume with large pages, at our entry for each word.
Examples of -folious
A scientific term that features –folious is centifolious, “having a hundred leaves.”
The centi– part of the word means “hundred,” from Latin centum. As we have seen, –folious means “having leaves.” Centifolious literally translates to “having a hundred leaves.”
What are some words that use the combining form –folious?
What are some other forms that –folious may be commonly confused with?
Break it down!
The combining form septi– means “seven.” With this in mind, what does septifolious mean?