what is difference between foliaceous and foliate
From Latin foliaceus, from folium (“a leaf”).
foliaceous (comparative more foliaceous, superlative most foliaceous)
- Resembling a leaf or leaves.
- Bearing leaves.
- (resembling a leaf): leaflike
- foliaceous at OneLook Dictionary Search
- foliaceous in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
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- (adjective) IPA(key): /ˈfəʊliət/
- (verb) IPA(key): /ˈfəʊlieɪt/
foliate (comparative more foliate, superlative most foliate)
- of or relating to leaves
- shaped like a leaf
- (geology) foliated
foliate (third-person singular simple present foliates, present participle foliating, simple past and past participle foliated)
- To form into leaves.
- To beat into a leaf, or thin plate.
- for leaf gold, or any metal foliated, will cling
- To spread over with a thin coat of tin and quicksilver.
- (Classical) IPA(key): /fo.liˈaː.te/, [fɔlʲiˈäːt̪ɛ]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /fo.liˈa.te/, [fɔliˈɑːt̪ɛ]
- vocative masculine singular of foliātus