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unifoliate

[ yoo-nuh-foh-lee-it, -eyt ]
/ ˌyu nəˈfoʊ li ɪt, -ˌeɪt /
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adjective

having only one leaf.

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Origin of unifoliate

First recorded in 1840–50; uni- + foliate
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British Dictionary definitions for unifoliate

unifoliate
/ (ˌjuːnɪˈfəʊlɪɪt, -ˌeɪt) /

adjective

having a single leaf or leaflike part
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