What is another word for foliate?

Pronunciation: [fˈə͡ʊlɪˌe͡ɪt] (IPA)

Foliate is a word that describes something that has leaves, leaf-like structures or foliations. There are several synonyms for foliate that can be used to describe things with this characteristic feature. These synonyms include leafy, fronded, frondescent, foliaceous, foliar, leaf-like, leaved and leafage. Foliate can also be used to describe decorative patterns or designs that resemble leaves or foliage and in this context, synonyms include foliage, leaf-work, and leafery. Whether it's describing plant life or decorative art, foliate can add a touch of natural beauty to any description or design.

What are the hypernyms for Foliate?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Foliate?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for foliate?

Foliate refers to the presence of leaves or leaf-like structures. An antonym for foliate is defoliate, which means to remove leaves from a tree or other plant, causing it to become bare. Another antonym for foliate is glabrous, meaning smooth or without hair, fur, or bristles. Glabrous plants have a shiny, polished appearance, with no visible foliage or leaves. A third antonym for foliate is non-photosynthetic, which refers to organisms that do not use photosynthesis to produce their own food. Non-photosynthetic organisms cannot create their own energy through the process of photosynthesis, but instead rely on other sources for nutrients.

What are the antonyms for Foliate?

Usage examples for Foliate

But for further Satisfaction, not having the Opportunity to foliate those Plates, and so turn them into Looking-glasses, we foliated a Plate of Muscovy Glass, and then laying on it a little Transparent Varnish of a Gold Colour, we expos'd it to the Sun-beams, so as to cast them upon a Body fit to receive them, on which the Reflected Light, appearing, as we expected, Yellow, manifested that Rebounding from the Specular part of the Selenitis, it was Ting'd in its return with the Colour of the Transparent Varnish through which it pass'd.
"Experiments and Considerations Touching Colours (1664)"
Robert Boyle
"Leaves-alternate, bi-pinnate, very typically-few foliate," she continued.
"Little Eve Edgarton"
Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
The practical importance of the condition is that, as the foliate papilla is prominent and red, it is liable to be mistaken on superficial examination for a commencing epithelioma.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition."
Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson

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Similar words: leafy, leaf-like, leafs

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