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foliar

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adjective fo·li·ar \ˈfō-lē-ər\

Definition of foliar

  1. :  of, relating to, or applied to leaves <foliar sprays> <foliar diseases>



Origin and Etymology of foliar

French foliaire, from Latin folium leaf + French -aire -ar


First Known Use: circa 1859


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