Definition of multifoliate in US English:

multifoliate

adjective

  • Of a leaf: having many (more than 7 or 9) leaflets. Of a plant: characterized by such leaves. Also generally: involving many leaves; manifold.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From multi- + foliate. Compare post-classical Latin multifoliatus.

Pronunciation

multifoliate

/ˌmʌltɪˈfəʊlɪət/