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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fo·liage /ˈfoliɪʤ ||ljɪʤ; &dɪvɪdɛ;ˈfolɪʤ, &dɪvɪdɛ;ˈfɔɪlɪʤ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fo·li·age n.
 1. Leaves, collectively, as produced or arranged by nature; leafage; as, a tree or forest of beautiful foliage.
 2. A cluster of leaves, flowers, and branches; especially, the representation of leaves, flowers, and branches, in architecture, intended to ornament and enrich capitals, friezes, pediments, etc.
 Foliage plant Bot., any plant cultivated for the beauty of its leaves, as many kinds of Begonia and Coleus.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fo·li·age v. t. To adorn with foliage or the imitation of foliage; to form into the representation of leaves. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher
           plants [syn: leaf, leafage]
      2: (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament [syn: foliation]