1660s (implied in foliated), "to apply silver leaf," from Medieval Latin foliatus "leaved, leafy," from Latin folium "a leaf" (see folio). Meaning "put forth leaves" is from 1775. Related: Foliated; foliating.
1. A complex, ornate design of intertwined floral, foliate, and geometric figures.
阿拉伯式花饰一种复杂的装饰性的设计, 由花 、 叶及几何图案缠绕在一起.
2. Each side with a bold inlaid hexagonal motif centered by an inlaid foliate whorl.