Foliage - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfoʊliɪdʒ|  American pronunciation of the word foliage
Brit.  |ˈfəʊlɪɪdʒ|  British pronunciation of the word foliage

noun

- the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants (syn: leaf, leafage)
- (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament (syn: foliation)

Examples

the thick green foliage of the jungle

The autumn foliage was spectacular.

...a blowy day that resulted in most of the fall foliage being knocked off the trees...

...trees line both sides of the garden path, with their foliage forming a leafy canopy for walkers...

...a forest that was vibrant with the dappled foliage of autumn...

...the hills of Vermont were awash in the resplendency of the state's celebrated autumnal foliage...

The trees have perhaps too minute a touchiness of foliage.

rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage

nor is there anything more virginal than the shimmer of young foliage

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