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Etymology

1. foliage

noun. ['ˈfoʊlɪdʒ, ˈfoʊliːɪdʒ'] the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants.

Synonyms

  • scale
  • lobe
  • fig leaf
  • rosette
  • serrate leaf
  • floral leaf
  • scale leaf
  • venation
  • verdure
  • parted leaf
  • leafage
  • compound leaf
  • leaf blade
  • cataphyll
  • entire leaf
  • simple leaf
  • crenate leaf
  • frond
  • leaflet
  • sporophyl
  • pitcher
  • greenery
  • parallel-veined leaf
  • blade
  • prickly-edged leaf
  • runcinate leaf
  • leaf
  • dandelion green
  • amplexicaul leaf
  • emarginate leaf
  • sporophyll
  • plant organ
  • lobed leaf
  • dentate leaf
  • leaf shape
  • erose leaf
  • pad
  • parenchyma

Etymology

  • feuillage (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Foliage

  • herriage
  • verbiage

How do you pronounce foliage?

Pronounce foliage as ˈfoʊlɪʤ.

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How do you spell foliage? Is it foilage ?

A common misspelling of foliage is foilage

Sentences with foliage


1. Noun, singular or mass
It produces a thick white substance that is toxic when the foliage is cut or broken.

2. Verb, past participle
In the fall, all three have foliage that turns yellow.

3. Verb, base form
Cut the branches or foliage off of the tree with pruning shears or a sharp knife.

4. Adjective
The caterpillars can devour foliage very quickly.

2. foliage

noun. ['ˈfoʊlɪdʒ, ˈfoʊliːɪdʒ'] (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament.

Synonyms

  • architectural ornament

Antonyms

  • ride
  • empty

Etymology

  • feuillage (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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