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Definition of "foliage" []

  • Plant leaves, especially tree leaves, considered as a group. (noun)
  • A cluster of leaves. (noun)
  • An ornamental representation of leaves, stems, and flowers, especially in architecture. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "foliage" in a sentence
  • "Like just about everything else in the Centennial State, Colorado has transformed fall foliage from a sedentary activity into active outdoor adventure."
  • "The foliage is exceptional as well, a very dark shade of green that looks almost charcoal from a distance."
  • "They thrive in conditions from dry to shady woodland soil, and their foliage is semi-evergreen, so they hold their place in the garden overwinter."