Definition of Foliole

1. n. One of the distinct parts of a compound leaf; a leaflet.

Definition of Foliole

1. Noun. (botany) One of the distinct parts of a compound leaf; a leaflet. ¹

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Definition of Foliole

1. a small structure like a leaf [n -S]

Medical Definition of Foliole

1. One of the distinct parts of a compound leaf; a leaflet. Origin: Dim. Of L. Folium leaf: cf. F. Foliole. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foliole

folie du pourquoi
folie gemellaire
folie à deux
folier
folies
foliferous
foliiferous
folily
folinate
folinic acid
folio
folio post
folioed
folioing
foliolate
foliole (current term)
folioles
foliomort
foliophage
foliophages
foliophagy
folios
foliose
foliosity
foliot
foliots
folious
folium
folium vermis
foliums

Literary usage of Foliole

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1. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1848)
"It is likewise a remarkable fact, and not before noticed, that the foliole of the calyx which alternates with these two petals, and which is, therefore, ..."

2. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"Artr., Sfc. 509.; Fragon sans foliole, Fr.; ... 9fi, 97. ; Fragon .i foliole, Fr.; and our Jig. ... foliole ..."

3. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"(L. dim. of folium, F. foliole; ... F. foliole; G. Blättchen.) A little leaf; а leaflet. Same as foliole. ..."

4. Botanical Commentaries by Jonathan Stokes (1830)
"terminated neither by a tendril nor foliole. L. am. n. 284; Phil. hot. 47. t. ... Pinnate, with an odd foliole. Leaf. Pinnate, terminated by an odd foliole. ..."

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