foliaceous vs foliate what difference

what is difference between foliaceous and foliate

English

Etymology

From Latin foliaceus, from folium (a leaf).

Adjective

foliaceous (comparative more foliaceous, superlative most foliaceous)

  1. Resembling a leaf or leaves.
  2. Bearing leaves.

Synonyms

  • (resembling a leaf): leaflike

References

  • foliaceous at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • foliaceous in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.


English

Etymology

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Pronunciation

  • (adjective) IPA(key): /ˈfəʊliət/
  • (verb) IPA(key): /ˈfəʊlieɪt/

Adjective

foliate (comparative more foliate, superlative most foliate)

  1. of or relating to leaves
  2. shaped like a leaf
  3. (geology) foliated

Derived terms

  • defoliate
  • difoliate
  • subfoliate

Verb

foliate (third-person singular simple present foliates, present participle foliating, simple past and past participle foliated)

  1. To form into leaves.
  2. To beat into a leaf, or thin plate.
    • for leaf gold, or any metal foliated, will cling
  3. To spread over with a thin coat of tin and quicksilver.

Translations

Anagrams

  • floatie

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /fo.liˈaː.te/, [fɔlʲiˈäːt̪ɛ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /fo.liˈa.te/, [fɔliˈɑːt̪ɛ]

Adjective

foliāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of foliātus

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