Folious
Folious Fo"li*ous, a. [See {Foliose}.] 1. Like a leaf; thin; unsubstantial. [R.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Foliose. [R.] [1913 Webster]


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  • -folious — [fō′lē əs] [< L folium, a leaf + OUS] combining form having (a specified number or kind of) leaves …   English World dictionary

  • -folious — a combining form meaning having leaves (of a specified number or type) : unifolious. [comb. form repr. L foliosus FOLIOSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • folious — adj. leafy, of leaves …   English contemporary dictionary

  • folious — fo·li·ous …   English syllables

  • -folious — an adjective suffix meaning leafy . {Latin foliōsus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • -folious — |fōlēəs adjective combining form Etymology: Latin foliosus : having (such or so many) leaves centifolious * * * a combining form meaning having leaves (of a specified number or type) : unifolious. [comb. form repr. L foliosus FOLIOSE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • folious — adjective see foliose …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oppositifolious — Op*pos i*ti*fo li*ous, a. [See {Opposite}, {Folious}.] (Bot.) Placed at the same node with a leaf, but separated from it by the whole diameter of the stem; as, an oppositifolious peduncle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bunaken — is part of the Bunaken National Marine Park, which has some of the highest levels of marine biodiversity in the world.Fact|date=February 2007 Scuba diving attracts many visitors to the island. Bunaken is located at the north of the island of… …   Wikipedia

  • foliose — /foh lee ohs /, adj. 1. Bot. leafy. 2. Mycol. having a leaflike thallus loosely attached to a surface, as certain lichens. Cf. crustose, fruticose. Also, folious /foh lee euhs/. [1720 30; < L foliosus. See FOLIUM, OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

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