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foliar

[ foh-lee-er ]
/ ˈfoʊ li ər /
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adjective
of, relating to, or having the nature of a leaf or leaves.
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Origin of foliar

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

OTHER WORDS FROM foliar

sub·fo·li·ar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for foliar

foliar
/ (ˈfəʊlɪə) /

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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