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

Origin of foliar

From the New Latin word foliāris, dating back to 1870–75. See folium, -ar1
Related formssub·fo·li·ar, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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of or relating to a leaf or leaves

Word Origin for foliar

C19: from French foliaire, from Latin folium leaf
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