foliicolous

[ foh-lee-ik-uh-luh s ]
/ ˌfoʊ liˈɪk ə ləs /

adjective

growing on leaves, as certain liverworts.
parasitic on leaves, as certain fungi.

Nearby words

  1. folie de grandeur,
  2. folie du doute,
  3. folie à deux,
  4. folie á deux,
  5. folies bergère,
  6. foliiferous,
  7. folin's test,
  8. folinate,
  9. folinic acid,
  10. folio

Origin of foliicolous

First recorded in 1870–75; fol(ium) + -i- + -colous

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