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foliage

noun [U] uk   /ˈfəʊ.li.ɪdʒ/ us    /ˈfoʊ-/
the leaves of a plant or tree, or leaves on the stems or branches on which they are growing: The dense foliage overhead almost blocked out the sun.
Translations of “foliage”
in Spanish follaje…
in French feuillage…
in German das Laub…
in Chinese (Traditional) 葉子, 樹葉, 枝葉…
in Russian листва…
in Turkish bitki/ağaç yaprakları…
in Chinese (Simplified) 叶子, 树叶, 枝叶…
in Polish liście, listowie…
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