Definition of foliate in English:
Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊlɪət/ /ˈfəʊleɪt/
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'.
Words that rhyme with foliateexfoliate • trifoliate
Definition of foliate in:
- US English dictionary
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