of, relating to, or having the nature of a leaf or leaves.
- sub·fo·li·ar, adjective
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How to use foliar in a sentence
The foliar portion or first leaves (one, two, or more) of the embryo as found in the seed.
With reference to the green tissue the foliar duct may be in one of four positions.The Genus Pinus | George Russell Shaw
The two species, moreover, do not always agree in the position of the foliar resin-ducts.The Genus Pinus | George Russell Shaw
No special secretion has been observed to be exuded in the foliar chambers of Lathraea.The Romance of Plant Life | G. F. Scott Elliot
Such behavior suggests that these plants were originally furnished with cylindrical stems and foliar leaves.
British Dictionary definitions for foliar
of or relating to a leaf or leaves
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