adjective fo·li·ose \ˈfō-lē-ˌōs\

Definition of FOLIOSE

:  having a flat, thin, and usually lobed thallus attached to the substratum <foliose lichens> — compare crustose, fruticose

Origin of FOLIOSE

Latin foliosus leafy
First Known Use: 1758


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