Definitions for foliageˈfoʊ li ɪdʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fo•li•ageˈfoʊ li ɪdʒ(n.)

  1. the leaves of a plant, collectively; leafage.

    Category: Botany

  2. leaves in general.

    Category: Botany

  3. the ornamental representation of leaves, flowers, and branches, as in architecture.

    Category: Fine Arts, Architecture

Origin of foliage:

1400–50; late ME foilage < MF fueillage, foillage, der. of feuille leaf. See foil2, -age


Princeton's WordNet

  1. leaf, leafage, foliage(noun)

    the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants

  2. foliation, foliage(noun)

    (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. foliage(noun)ˈfoʊ li ɪdʒ

    leaves on trees and plants

    the reds and oranges of fall foliage


  1. foliage(Noun)

    The leaves of plants

  2. foliage(Noun)

    An architectural ornament representing foliage.

  3. Origin: From feuillage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foliage(noun)

    leaves, collectively, as produced or arranged by nature; leafage; as, a tree or forest of beautiful foliage

  2. Foliage(noun)

    a cluster of leaves, flowers, and branches; especially, the representation of leaves, flowers, and branches, in architecture, intended to ornament and enrich capitals, friezes, pediments, etc

  3. Foliage(verb)

    to adorn with foliage or the imitation of foliage; to form into the representation of leaves

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