foliated

[ foh-lee-ey-tid ]
/ ˈfoʊ liˌeɪ tɪd /

adjective

shaped like a leaf or leaves: foliated ornaments.
Also foliate. Petrology, Mineralogy. consisting of thin and separable laminae.
Architecture. foliate (def. 3).

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Origin of foliated

First recorded in 1640–50; foliate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM foliated

un·fo·li·at·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for foliated

foliated
/ (ˈfəʊlɪˌeɪtɪd) /

adjective

architect ornamented with or made up of foliage or foils
(of rocks and minerals, esp schists) composed of thin easily separable layers
(esp of parts of animals or plants) resembling a leaf
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