unifoliolate
adjective Etymology: uni- + Late Latin foliolum leaflet, diminutive of Latin folium leaf Date: circa 1859 of a leaf compound but having only a single leaflet and distinguishable from a simple leaf by the basal joint

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  • unifoliolate — [yo͞on΄əfō′lē ə lāt΄] adj. [ UNI + FOLIOLATE] 1. bearing only one leaflet although compound in structure: said as of the leaf of the orange 2. having leaves of this sort …   English World dictionary

  • unifoliolate — /yooh neuh foh lee euh layt /, adj. Bot. 1. compound in structure yet having only one leaflet, as the orange. 2. bearing such leaves. [1865 70; UNI + FOLIOLATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • unifoliolate — un·i·foliolate …   English syllables

  • unifoliolate — u•ni•fo•li•o•late [[t]ˌyu nəˈfoʊ li əˌleɪt[/t]] adj. bot compound in structure yet having only one leaflet, as an orange leaf • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • unifoliolate — /ˌjuniˈfoʊliəˌleɪt/ (say .yoohnee fohleeuh.layt) adjective 1. compound in structure yet having only one leaflet, as the leaf of the orange. 2. bearing such leaves, as a plant …   Australian English dictionary

  • unifoliolate — “+ adjective Etymology: uni + foliolate of a leaf : compound but having only a single leaflet and distinguishable from a simple leaf by the basal joint * * * /yooh neuh foh lee euh layt /, adj. Bot. 1. compound in structure yet having only one… …   Useful english dictionary

  • unifoliate — adjective having a single leaf • Similar to: ↑leafy * * * /yooh neuh foh lee it, ayt /, adj. 1. having only one leaf. 2. unifoliolate. [1840 50; UNI + FOLIATE] * * * unifoˈliate adjective (L folium leaf; botany) …   Useful english dictionary

  • u|ni|fo|li|ate — «YOO nuh FOH lee iht, ayt», adjective. 1. having one leaf. 2. = unifoliolate. (Cf. ↑unifoliolate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • unifoliate — adjective Etymology: uni + Latin folium leaf more at blade Date: 1849 1. having only one leaf 2. unifoliolate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unifoliate — /yooh neuh foh lee it, ayt /, adj. 1. having only one leaf. 2. unifoliolate. [1840 50; UNI + FOLIATE] * * * …   Universalium

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