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foliolate(ˈfəʊlɪəˌleɪt; fəʊˈlɪəlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
(Botany) botany possessing or relating to leaflets
[C19: from Late Latin foliolum little leaf, from Latin folium leaf]
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|Adj.||1.||foliolate - (often used as a combining form) having leaflets (compound leaves) or a specified kind or number of leaflets; "`foliolate' is combined with the prefix `bi' to form the word `bifoliolate'"|
leafy - having or covered with leaves; "leafy trees"; "leafy vegetables"