Origin of foliaceous
Related formsfo·li·a·ceous·ness, nounsu·per·fo·li·a·ceous, adjective
Examples from the Web for foliaceous
Body flattened, the two dorsal borders prominent and foliaceous.
The books suggest that these foliaceous appendages are the organs of some special sense akin to touch.Concerning Animals and Other Matters|E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
The varices are simple and not foliaceous as in M. rufus; the shell is more globose.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
These latter organs may be absent or they may themselves be the subjects of foliaceous development.Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters
Foliaceous, belonging to, or of the texture or nature of, a leaf (folium).The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray