Share this entry

Share this page

foliole

Saltos de línea: fo¦li|ole
Pronunciación: /ˈfəʊlɪəʊl
 
/

Definición de foliole en inglés:

sustantivo

Botany
Each of the leaflike structures that together make up a compound leaf.
Example sentences
  • The flowers stand normally three together, in the axil of a foliole.
  • Stems and leaves divided into multiple folioles in bas-relief bend so as wholly to fill the decorative field.
  • Later, the foliole becomes dry, the knot falls apart, and the development takes its course.

Origen

mid 18th century: French, from Latin foliolum, diminutive of folium 'leaf'.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día cumbersome
Pronunciación: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…