foliose

[foh-lee-ohs]
Also fo·li·ous [foh-lee-uh s] /ˈfoʊ li əs/.

Origin of foliose

From the Latin word foliōsus, dating back to 1720–30. See folium, -ose1
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British Dictionary definitions for foliose

foliose

adjective
  1. another word for foliaceous (def. 1), foliaceous (def. 2)

Word Origin for foliose

C18: from Latin foliōsus full of leaves
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