ETYM Old Fren. foillage, fueillage, French feuillage, from Old Fren. foille, fueille, fueil, French feulle, leaf, Latin folium. Related to Foil, Foliation, Filemot.
1. Leaves, collectively, as produced or arranged by nature; leafage.
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.