Definitions for foliageˈfoʊ li ɪdʒ

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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

Wiktionary

  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

  4. Origin: [OF. foillage, fueillage, F. feuillage, fr. OF. foille, fueille, fueil, F. feulle, leaf, L. folium. See 3d Foil, and cf. Foliation, Filemot.]


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