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foliage

Syllabification: fo·li·age
Pronunciation: /ˈfōl(ē)ij
 
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Definition of foliage in English:

noun

Plant leaves, collectively: healthy green foliage
More example sentences
  • Spent flower stems can be removed as well as dead leaves but leave healthy foliage to die back naturally.
  • The intermediate states were characterized by nodes associated with foliage leaves.
  • Virginiles already have adult foliage and a taproot, but lack generative organs.
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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.

Words that rhyme with foliage

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