[ foh-lee-ohl ]
/ ˈfoʊ liˌoʊl /
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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