foliate


fo·li·ate

adjective \ˈfō-lē-ət, -ˌāt\

Definition of FOLIATE

1
:  shaped like a leaf <a foliate sponge>
2
:  foliated

Origin of FOLIATE

Latin foliatus leafy, from folium leaf — more at blade
First Known Use: circa 1658

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fo·li·ate

adjective \ˈfō-lē-ət, -ˌāt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FOLIATE

: shaped like a leaf

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