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  • n. A character in British folklore often depicted as a foliate head


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  • This might also refer to the Chia Obama.

    February 23, 2009

  • "The foliate head and the Green Man are traditional forms that represent irrepressible life, with the forces of nature merging with humanity. The Green Man appears on countless gothic churches and castles. Similar images, blending a semi-human face with plant and foliage forms, occur in many cultures."

    - Walter Arnold, The Green Man, cited 23 Feb 2009.

    February 23, 2009