[ foh-lee-ohs ]
/ ˈfoʊ liˌoʊs /
Also fo·li·ous [foh-lee-uh s] /ˈfoʊ li əs/.
Origin of foliose
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Examples from the Web for foliose
The leaves and stem of the foliose forms effect the same division of labour in another way.
Blasia pusilla, which occurs commonly by ditches and streams, affords a transition to the foliose types.
/ (ˈfəʊlɪˌəʊs, -ˌəʊz) /
Word Origin for foliose
C18: from Latin foliōsus full of leaves
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