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foliaceous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foliaceous  \Fo`li*a"ceous\,  a.  [L.  foliaceus,  fr  folium  leaf.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  Belonging  to  or  having  the  texture  or  nature  of  a 
  leaf;  having  leaves  intermixed  with  flowers;  as  a 
  foliaceous  spike. 
 
  2.  (Min.)  Consisting  of  leaves  or  thin  lamin[ae];  having  the 
  form  of  a  leaf  or  plate;  as  foliaceous  spar. 
 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.)  Leaflike  in  form  or  mode  of  growth;  as  a 
  foliaceous  coral. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  foliaceous 
  adj  :  bearing  numerous  leaves  [syn:  {foliose},  {foliaged}] 




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