folious

-folious

a combining form meaning “having leaves (of a specified number or type)”: unifolious.

Origin:
combining form representing Latin foliōsus foliose

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foliose

[foh-lee-ohs]
adjective
1.
Botany, leafy.
2.
Botany, Mycology. having a leaflike thallus loosely attached to a surface, as certain lichens. Compare crustose, fruticose.
Also, folious [foh-lee-uhs] .


Origin:
1720–30; < Latin foliōsus. See folium, -ose1

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foliose (ˈfəʊlɪˌəʊs, -ˌəʊz)
 
adj
foliaceous another word for foliaceous
 
[C18: from Latin foliōsus full of leaves]

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