el follaje
-the foliage
See the entry for follaje.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (botany)
a. foliage
El denso follaje no nos permitía ver el horizonte.We couldn't see the horizon through the dense foliage.
2. (wordiness)
a. waffle
Había que abrirse camino por entre todo el follaje para entender lo que quería decir el orador.You had to cut through all the waffle to understand what the speaker was trying to say.
b. verbiage
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
El follaje que utiliza este escritor hace que me cueste mucho leerlo.It's hard to read this writer because of the verbiage he uses.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. foliage
1 (Botánica) foliage; leaves
; (p)
(Arte) leaf motif
2 (palabrería) waffle (familiar); verbiage; (adorno) excessive ornamentation
shagging (vulgar); screwing (vulgar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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