Leaf vs Foliole - What's the difference?

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In botany|lang=en terms the difference between leaf and foliole

is that leaf is (botany) a foliage leaf or any of the many and often considerably different structures it can specialise into while foliole is (botany) one of the distinct parts of a compound leaf; a leaflet.

As nouns the difference between leaf and foliole

is that leaf is the usually green and flat organ that represents the most prominent feature of most vegetative plants while foliole is (botany) one of the distinct parts of a compound leaf; a leaflet.

As a verb leaf

is to produce leaves; put forth foliage.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

leaf

English

Noun

(leaves)
  • The usually green and flat organ that represents the most prominent feature of most vegetative plants.
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  • Anything resembling the leaf of a plant.
  • A sheet of any substance beaten or rolled until very thin.
  • A sheet of a book, magazine, etc (consisting of two pages, one on each face of the leaf).
  • (in the plural) Tea leaves.
  • A flat section used to extend the size of a table.
  • A moveable panel, e.g. of a bridge or door, originally one that hinged but now also applied to other forms of movement.
  • (botany) A foliage leaf or any of the many and often considerably different structures it can specialise into.
  • (computing, mathematics) In a tree, a node that has no descendants.
  • * 2011 , John Mongan, ?Noah Kindler, ?Eric Giguère, Programming Interviews Exposed
  • The algorithm pops the stack to obtain a new current node when there are no more children (when it reaches a leaf ).
  • The layer of fat supporting the kidneys of a pig, leaf fat.
  • One of the teeth of a pinion, especially when small.
  • Derived terms

    * ) * almond tree leaf skeletoniser moth, ) * aluminium leaf, aluminum leaf * angle leaf * * ash-leaf * auxiliary leaf * avocado leaf * banana leaf * baroclinic leaf * bay leaf, bay-leaf * beleaf * belladona leaf * betel leaf * bible leaf () * big-leaf * bigleaf * bitter leaf, bitter-leaf, bitterleaf * ) * bloodleaf ( spp. ) * * branch-leaf * brass leaf * broad-leaf, broadleaf * bronze leaf * bumleaf * ) * cedar leaf oil * Chinese leaf * clover-leaf, cloverleaf * cold leaf * come into leaf * compound leaf * copper-leaf, copperleaf * cord-leaf * crinkle leaf * ) * curl-leaf * curry leaf, curry-leaf, curry-leaf tree * cutleaf ** ) ** ) * ) * ) * digitalis leaf * dining leaf * disleaf, disleave * double leaf, double-leaf * * drop-leaf table * Dutch leaf * ) * end leaf, end-leaf, endleaf * facsimile leaf * fall of the leaf * fanleaf * fig-leaf * fine leaf jam * five-leaf, * * five-leafed * flannel-leaf * * floral leaf * flyleaf * Florence leaf * fly-leaf * foliage leaf * foliation leaf * four-leaf * * ) * global Nagano leaf * ) * gold leaf * * * , grey-leaf pine * green leaf lettuce * (Hibiscus laevis ) * ) * heart-leaf * hollow leaf * ) * in full leaf * in leaf * interleaf * interleave * in the leaf * ivy-leaf * ) * Japanese leaf * jellyleaf * lace-leaf, laceleaf, lace-leaf plant * ) * lantern leaves * largeleaf * latticeleaf, lattice leaf plant * laurel-leaf blade, laurel-leaf point * leafage * leaf alcohol * leaf aldehyde * leaf aphid * leaf area duration * leaf-area index * leaf-arrowhead * leaf axil * leaf-base * leaf-bearing * leaf-beaten * leaf-bed * leaf beet * leaf beetle, leaf-beetle (Chrysomelidae) * leafbird (Chloropsis ) * leaf-birth * leaf blade * leaf blight * leaf blister * leaf blotch * leaf blower, leaf-blower * leaf-book * leaf-brass * leaf bridge, leaf-bridge * leaf brown * leaf bud, leaf-bud, leafbud * ) * leaf-bundle * ) * leaf cactus () * leaf-canopy * leaf cast * leafcasting * (Rutelinae) * leaf class * leaf-climber * leaf-climbing * ) * leaf crumpler, leaf-crumpler * leafcup () * leaf curl, leaf-curl * * leaf-cushion * leaf-cut * leaf cutter, leaf-cutter * leaf-cutting * leaf-cycle * ) * leaf disease * leaf-disk test * leafdom * leaf door * leaf-drift * leaf-eared * leafed * leafen * leafen gold * leafery * leafet * leaf-fall * leaf fat, leaf-fat * leaf-feeder * * leaffish ( ) * , leaf-flea * leafflower * leaf-folder * , leaf-footed bug * leaf-footed * leaf form * leaf frog, leaf-frog (Hylidae) * leaf gap, leaf-gap * leaf-gate * leaf gelatine * leaf-gilding * leaf-gold * leaf green, leaf-green * leaf hopper, leaf-hopper, leafhopper (Cicadellidae) * leaf-house * leaf-hut * leaf index * leafing * leaf initial * leaf insect, leaf-insect (Phylliidae) * leafit * * leaf lard, leaf-lard * leafless * leaflet * leaf lettuce * * leaf-like, leaflike * leaf litter * , leaf-louse * leaf-mass * leafmeal * leaf metal, leaf-metal * leaf miner, leaf-miner (Lepidoptera, Symphyta, Diptera) * * leaf mold, leaf-mold, leaf mould, leaf-mould * , leaf-monkey (Colobinae) * leaf-mosaic * ) * leaf mustard * ) * leaf-netting * leaf node * leaf-nosed * leaf notcher * leaf of heddles * leaf-opposed * * leaf peeper, leaf-peeper * leaf peeping, leaf-peeping * leaf-plant * leaf-plate, leaf-platter * leaf primordium * leaf protein * leaf-red * leaf roll, leaf-roll * leaf roller, leaf-roller * leaf-rolling * leaf-rosette * leaf rust, leaf-rust * leaf scald * leaf-scale * leaf scar, leaf-scar * leaf scorch * leaf sewer * leaf shape * leaf-shaped * leaf sheath, leaf-sheath * leaf-shedding * leaf shelter * leaf shutter * leaf-sickness * leaf sight, leaf-sight * leaf-silver * leaf site * leaf-skin * leaf smut * leaf soil, leaf-soil * leaf-spine * leaf spot, leaf-spot * leaf spring, leaf-spring * leaf stalk, leaf-stalk, leafstalk * leaf-table * leaf-tailed * leaf tea * leaf-teeth * leaf-tendril * leaf-thorn * leaf tier * leaf-tin * leaf tobacco * * leaf topology * leaf trace, leaf-trace * leaf-turner * leaf turtle * leaf tyer * leaf valve * leaf-valve * leaf vegetable * leaf warbler, leaf-warbler * ) * leaf-work * leaf-worm * leafy * leather leaf, leatherleaf * leave * leaved * leaveless * leavish * leavy * * lion's leaf * little leaf, littleleaf disease * * * * liver-leaf, liverleaf * local Nagano leaf * long-leafed pine, long-leaf pine, longleaf pine, long-leaved pine (Pinus palustris ) * loose-leaf * lotus leaf wrap * * * Malabar leaf * * maple leaf, maple-leaf * maximum leaf spanning tree * metal leaf * , Mexican flameleaf * mid-leaf * multileaf collimator * myriad-leaf * * * * needle-leaf tree * * , nettle-leaved goosefoot * northern corn-leaf blight, northern leaf blight * nose leaf, nose-leaf * Novikov closed leaf theorem * oak leaf, oakleaf * * one-leaf * orange-leaf * orbiculate leaf * oriental leaf * overleaf * painted leaf * * paint leaf * palladium leaf * palm-leaf * patch-leaf * peach leaf curl * peachleaf willow * * * , pear leaf midge * * platinum leaf * * , potato leafroll virus * preliminary leaf * primary leaf * * quarto leaf * raffle leaf * ragleaf * red leaf * red leaf lettuce * * red raspberry leaf * root leaf, root-leaf * rose-leaf * rough leaf * * * * * satin leaf, * saw-leaf herb * scale leaf * seed leaf, seed-leaf * seminal leaf * shake like a leaf * shin leaf, shin-leaf, shinleaf * short-leaf pine, shortleaf pine, shortleaf yellow pine () * silver leaf, silver-leaf * * silver leaf tree * * single-leaf, single-leaf pine, single-leaf pinyon * skeleton leaf * sleek-leaf * * spade leaf * specific leaf area * * * * * * * stem-and-leaf plot * stem leaf * stiff-leaf * strawberry leaf * strip-leaf * * Sumatra leaf * sweet leaf, sweetleaf * symplectic leaf * take a leaf out of someone's book * * tea leaf, tea-leaf, tealeaf * tendu leaf * * three-leaf * * title leaf * tooling leaf * * true leaf * trumpet-leaf * turn down a leaf * turn over a new leaf * turn over the next leaf * turn the leaf * twill of four leaves * twill of three leaves * twinleaf, twin-leaf * * two-leaf * umbrella leaf * underleaf * unit leaf rate * unleaf, unleave * velvet-leaf, velvetleaf * venous leaf * vine-leaf * walking leaf, walking-leaf (Phylliidae) * water leaf, water-leaf * waterleaf * * way of the leaf * * willow-leaf point * windowleaf *

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To produce leaves; put forth foliage.
  • Synonyms

    * leave (verb)

    Derived terms

    * leafing * leaf through

    See also

    * foliage * frond * needle * (projectlink) *

    References

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    foliole

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (botany) One of the distinct parts of a compound leaf; a leaflet.
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