a. pertaining to or having leaflets.
   ♦ folioliferous, a. bearing leaflets.

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  • Foliolate — Fo li*o*late, a. Of or pertaining to leaflets; used in composition; as, bi foliolate. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -foliolate — suff. Having a specified kind or number of leaflets: bifoliolate.   [New Latin foliolātus, from French foliole, leaflet, from Late Latin foliolum, diminutive of Latin folium, leaf. See …   Universalium

  • foliolate — [fō′lē ə lit, fō′lē əlāt΄; fō lī′əlit, fō lī′əāt΄] adj. [< foliole, a leaflet (< Fr < L foliolum, dim. of L folium, leaf: see FOLIATE) + ATE1] Bot. having or relating to leaflets …   English World dictionary

  • foliolate — adjective (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 • Similar to: ↑leafy • Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology …   Useful english dictionary

  • foliolate — /foh lee euh layt /, adj. Bot. pertaining to or consisting of leaflets (often used in combination, as bifoliolate). [1865 70; < NL foliolatus. See FOLIOLE, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • foliolate — fo·li·o·late …   English syllables

  • foliolate — /ˈfoʊliəleɪt/ (say fohleeuhlayt), /foʊˈliələt/ (say foh leeuhluht), / leɪt/ (say layt) adjective relating to or consisting of leaflets (often used in compounds, as bifoliolate, trifoliolate, etc.). {New Latin foliolātus, from foliolum a leaflet,… …  

  • Quinque foliolate — Quin que fo li*o*late, a. (Bot.) Having five leaflets. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paperbark maple — noun : a tree (Acer griseum) that is native to China but widely used as an ornamental and that has flaky cinnamon brown bark and 3 foliolate to 5 foliolate coarsely toothed leaves * * * a shrub or tree, Acer griseum, native to China, cultivated… …   Useful english dictionary

  • silvery cinquefoil — noun : a prostrate cinquefoil (Potentilla argentea) of the north temperate zone with small yellow flowers and 5 foliolate to many foliolate leaves that are densely white tomentose beneath called also hoary cinquefoil …   Useful english dictionary

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