foliar

[foh-lee-er]
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adjective

of, relating to, or having the nature of a leaf or leaves.

Nearby words

  1. foley catheter,
  2. folia,
  3. foliaceous,
  4. foliage,
  5. foliage plant,
  6. foliate,
  7. foliate papilla,
  8. foliated,
  9. foliated joint,
  10. foliation

Origin of foliar

From the New Latin word foliāris, dating back to 1870–75. See folium, -ar1

Related formssub·fo·li·ar, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for foliar

foliar

adjective

of or relating to a leaf or leaves

Word Origin for foliar

C19: from French foliaire, from Latin folium leaf

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