[adj] (especially of metamorphic rock) having thin leaflike layers or strata
[adj] (botany; often used as a combining form) having or resembling a leaf or having a specified kind or number of leaves; "`foliate' is combined with the prefix `tri' to form the word `trifoliate'"
[adj] (architecture) ornamented with foliage or foils; "foliate tracery"; "a foliated capital"
[v] grow leaves, as of plants
[v] number the pages of a book or manuscript
[v] coat or back with metal foil; of surfaces such as glass
[v] decorate with leaves
[v] hammer into thin flat foils; of metal