foliole

[foh-lee-ohl]

noun Botany.

a leaflet, as of a compound leaf.
a small leaflike organ or appendage.

Origin of foliole

1785–95; < French < Late Latin foliolum, equivalent to Latin foli(um) leaf + -olum -ole1
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Related Words for foliole

needle, stalk, frond, petal, scale, blade, leaflet, flag, pad, bract, stipule, petiole, foliole