foliate

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adjective fo·li·ate \ˈfō-lē-ət, -ˌāt\

Definition of foliate

  1. 1 :  shaped like a leaf <a foliate sponge>

  2. 2 :  foliated

Origin and Etymology of foliate

Latin foliatus leafy, from folium leaf — more at blade


First Known Use: circa 1658


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foliate

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adjective fo·li·ate \ˈfō-lē-ət, -ˌāt\

Medical Definition of foliate

  1. :  shaped like a leaf


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