Definition of foliage in English:

foliage

Syllabification: fo·li·age
Pronunciation: /ˈfōl(ē)ij
 
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noun

Origin

late Middle English foilage (in the sense 'design resembling leaves'): from Old French feuillage, from feuille 'leaf', from Latin folium. The change in the first syllable was due to association with Latin folium.

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