Fo"li*ate (), a. [L. foliatus leaved, leafy, fr. folium leaf. See Foliage.] Bot.

Furnished with leaves; leafy; as, a foliate stalk.

Foliate curve. Geom. Same as Folium.

 

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Fo"li*ate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Foliated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Foliating (?).]

1.

To beat into a leaf, or thin plate.

Bacon.

2.

To spread over with a thin coat of tin and quicksilver; as, to foliate a looking-glass.

 

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