American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Plant leaves, especially tree leaves, considered as a group.
- n. A cluster of leaves.
- n. An ornamental representation of leaves, stems, and flowers, especially in architecture.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Leaves in general; especially, growing leaves, collectively, in their natural form and condition.
- n. A cluster of leaves, flowers, and branches; particularly, in architecture, the more or less conventionalized representation of leaves, flowers, and branches used to ornament and enrich capitals, friezes, pediments, etc.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Leaves, collectively, as produced or arranged by nature; leafage.
- n. A cluster of leaves, flowers, and branches; especially, the representation of leaves, flowers, and branches, in architecture, intended to ornament and enrich capitals, friezes, pediments, etc.
- v. rare To adorn with foliage or the imitation of foliage; to form into the representation of leaves.
- n. (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament
- n. the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
- From Middle French feuillage. (Wiktionary)
- Alteration (influenced by Latin folium, leaf) of Middle English foilage, from Old French foillage, from foille, leaf; see foil2. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Like just about everything else in the Centennial State, Colorado has transformed fall foliage from a sedentary activity into active outdoor adventure.”
“The foliage is exceptional as well, a very dark shade of green that looks almost charcoal from a distance.”
“They thrive in conditions from dry to shady woodland soil, and their foliage is semi-evergreen, so they hold their place in the garden overwinter.”
“Its bright yellow foliage is evergreen and a nice pop of color in the winter garden.”
“In October, the foliage is dulled a little but still lush, and pepped up by the cardinal vine, a feathery companion with tiny star blossoms.”
“I've used soapy water, ProTek, a citrus extract that repels insects, and diatomaceous earth applied while the foliage is wet.”
“But a campaign to save the 50ft tree, also known as a Chilean Pine, has been launched by residents, who insist the prickly foliage is not likely to present the same risk of spreading infectious diseases as a discarded syringe.”
“The idea of killer foliage is a relatively untapped sub-genre and the potential is huge.”
“Any kind of yellow-green foliage is like a spotlight — it immediately attracts your eye.”
“Variagated foliage is striking and a great way to add some pizazz to your garden.”
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