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foliated

[foh-lee-ey-tid] /ˈfoʊ liˌeɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
shaped like a leaf or leaves:
foliated ornaments.
2.
Also, foliate. Petrology, Mineralogy. consisting of thin and separable laminae.
3.
Architecture, foliate (def 3).
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; foliate + -ed2
Related forms
unfoliated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unfoliated

foliated

/ˈfəʊlɪˌeɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
(architect) ornamented with or made up of foliage or foils
2.
(of rocks and minerals, esp schists) composed of thin easily separable layers
3.
(esp of parts of animals or plants) resembling a leaf
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