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foliaceous

1. having the appearance of the leaf of a plant
2. bearing leaves or leaflike structures
3. Geology (of certain rocks, esp schists) consisting of thin layers; foliated
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foliaceous

[‚fō·lē′ā·shəs]
(botany)
Consisting of or having the form or texture of a foliage leaf.
(geology)
Having a leaflike or platelike structure composed of thin layers of minerals.
(zoology)
Resembling a leaf in growth form or mode.
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