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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or pertaining to or resembling the leaf of a plant adj. - (especially of metamorphic rock) having thin leaflike layers or strata; Bearing numerous leaves.

Usage examples (31)
  • The adventitious organs appeared as if they were developments from the thalamus -- a kind of foliaceous disc, in fact.
  • In other cases no traces of ovules are visible, but the funiculi are in a foliaceous condition.
  • The structure in question consisted of a stalked foliaceous cup proceeding from the inflorescence.
  • These latter organs may be absent or they may themselves be the subjects of foliaceous development. for more
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