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1. Of, relating to, or resembling the leaf of a plant.
2. Having leaves or leaflike structures.
3. Geology Consisting of thin, leaflike layers, as of minerals.

[From Latin foliāceus, from folium, leaf; see folium.]


1. (Botany) having the appearance of the leaf of a plant
2. (Botany) bearing leaves or leaflike structures
3. (Geological Science) geology (of certain rocks, esp schists) consisting of thin layers; foliated
[C17: from Latin foliāceus]


(ˌfoʊ liˈeɪ ʃəs)

1. of, like, or of the nature of a plant leaf; leaflike.
2. bearing leaves or leaflike parts.
3. consisting of leaflike plates or laminae; foliated.
[1650–60; < Latin foliāceus. See folium, -aceous]
fo`li•a′ceous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.foliaceous - of or pertaining to or resembling the leaf of a plant
2.foliaceous - bearing numerous leaves
leafy - having or covered with leaves; "leafy trees"; "leafy vegetables"
3.foliaceous - (especially of metamorphic rock) having thin leaflike layers or strata
bedded, stratified - deposited or arranged in horizontal layers; "stratified rock"
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I feel as if I were nearer to the vitals of the globe, for this sandy overflow is something such a foliaceous mass as the vitals of the animal body.
These foliaceous heaps lie along the bank like the slag of a furnace, showing that Nature is "in full blast" within.
I was startled by a great patch of vivid scarlet on the ground, and going up to it found it to be a peculiar fungus, branched and corrugated like a foliaceous lichen, but deliquescing into slime at the touch; and then in the shadow of some luxuriant ferns I came upon an unpleasant thing,--the dead body of a rabbit covered with shining flies, but still warm and with the head torn off.
I opened the stomachs of several, and found them largely distended with minced sea-weed (Ulvae), which grows in thin foliaceous expansions of a bright green or a dull red colour.
laxiflora that is characterized by epigeal and phanerocotylar seedlings with foliaceous assimilating cotyledons and leaves spirally arranged.
Figure 3: Type of pemphigus Pemphigus foliaceous 6% Pemphigus vulgaris 94% Note: Table made from pie chart.
6+ mm) and very long, flattened, and foliaceous antennae extending beyond the apex of the mesonotum (e.
The staminate flowers and pistillate cymes are protected by two yellow-greenish bracts, which are involucral, and foliaceous with serrate margins and five-lobed apices (see Figure 1A).
d) the absence of pemphigus foliaceous by direct and indirect immunofluorescence.
Effects of foliaceous varices on the mechanical properties of Chicoreus dilectus (Gastropoda: Muricidae).
The shape of the pronotum is of subsigmoide aspect laterally, reminiscent of the mantids of Toxodera Serville, 1837, an Old World genus, and by the tuberculate dorsum of pronotum and abdominal foliaceous extensions and other characters described above by this author.
4 0 mitoses/50 HPFs; cm; cut surface adjacent lobules of foliaceous with elongated mammarylike glands clefts 2B 3 ovoid nodules; 0.