multifoliate

[muhl-tuh-foh-lee-it, -eyt]

adjective Botany.

having many leaves or leaflets.

Nearby words

  1. multiflorous,
  2. multifocal,
  3. multifocal lens,
  4. multifoil,
  5. multifold,
  6. multiform,
  7. multiformity,
  8. multifunctional,
  9. multigenerational,
  10. multigraph

Origin of multifoliate

First recorded in 1855–60; multi- + foliate

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019


British Dictionary definitions for multifoliate

multifoliate

adjective

botany having many leaves or leafletsa multifoliate compound leaf
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012