Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Growing or living on leaves.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Growing upon leaves; parasitic on leaves, as many fungi, or merely attached, as some Hepaticæ and lichens.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin folium, leaf; see bhel- in Indo-European roots + –colous.]

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