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 (fō′lē-ĭj, fō′lĭj)
a. Plant leaves, especially tree leaves, considered as a group.
b. A cluster of leaves.
2. An ornamental representation of leaves, stems, and flowers, especially in architecture.

[Alteration (influenced by Latin folium, leaf) of Middle English foilage, from Old French foillage, from foille, leaf; see foil2.]

fo′li·aged adj.
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Adj.1.foliaged - bearing numerous leaves
leafy - having or covered with leaves; "leafy trees"; "leafy vegetables"
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A large tree, densely foliaged, offered a splendid vantage-point from which to spy upon the cliff, so I clambered among its branches where, securely hidden, I could watch what transpired about the caves.
"They come!" said Tarzan of the Apes, and sought the shelter of a thickly foliaged tree.
The ground was unusually dry for an African forest and the underbrush, while heavily foliaged, was not nearly so rank and impenetrable as that which she had been accustomed to find in similar woods.
Escape reactions include running hard and then burrowing into the thickest, darkest bush available--and bears often live in wet, steep, densely foliaged thickets where visibility is nil.
Wohlleben's love of trees is apparent, and his book about the social lives of trees will no doubt inspire a deeper respect for our foliaged friends.
Roosting sites are usually within caves, tree hollows or foliage, with foliage roosting sites typically considered restricted to densely foliaged trees and often in gullies (Kavanagh 1997; Higgins 1999; Bilney et al.
The history of the biochemical nitrogen cycle is an aspect of the natural environment which does not immediately engage the public's attention: it is neither furry nor feathered, floral nor foliaged; and it is largely intangible and amorphous.
PLANT WITH: Silvery foliaged 'Silver Shadow' astelia, or a small Mediterranean fan palm.
"This will lead to the likelihood of flooding in vulnerable areas, plus the possible dislodging of fully foliaged tree branches."
USE herbs, particularly purple and variegated sage, the silver foliaged cotton lavender and sunny golden marjoram, to create a colourful patchwork of plants with aromatic leaves.
They can lighten up dark corners, give contrast to darker foliaged plants and blue and purple flowering species as well as complementing red and orange flowering plants.