Foliate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfoliˌet|  American pronunciation of the word foliate
Brit.  |ˈfoliˌet|

verb

- hammer into thin flat foils
- decorate with leaves
- coat or back with metal foil
- number the pages of a book or manuscript (syn: page, paginate)
- grow leaves

adjective

- (often used as a combining form) having or resembling a leaf or having a specified kind or number of leaves
- (especially of metamorphic rock) having thin leaflike layers or strata (syn: foliaceous, foliated)

Examples

'foliate' is combined with the prefix 'tri' to form the word 'trifoliate'

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