Definition of foliaceous
: of, relating to, or resembling an ordinary green leaf as distinguished from a modified leaf (as a petal, bract, or scale)
Origin of foliaceous
Latin foliaceus, from folium leaf + -aceus -aceous
First Known Use: 1658
Medical Definition of foliaceous
: resembling a leaf in form or in mode of growth
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