Definition of foliate in English:
Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊlɪət , -eɪt/
Decorated with leaves or leaf-like motifs: foliate scrolls
More example sentences
- The fluted stiles are embellished with carved foliate scrolls.
- The lower tier of the fountain had intertwined dolphin supports and was raised on a finely cast foliate stem.
- Many interpretations of the meaning and origin of the Green Man have been offered since Lady Raglan first applied the term to the human foliate head.
Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊlɪeɪt /[with object] Back to top
mid 17th century: from Latin foliatus 'leaved', from folium 'leaf'.
Definition of foliate in:
- US English dictionary