foliate

adjective fo·li·ate \ ˈfō-lē-ət , -ˌāt \

Definition of foliate

1 : shaped like a leaf
  • a foliate sponge
2 : foliated

Origin and Etymology of foliate

Latin foliatus leafy, from folium leaf — more at blade


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foliate

adjective fo·li·ate \ ˈfō-lē-ət , -ˌāt \

medical Definition of foliate

: shaped like a leaf

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