il fogliame

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the noun il fogliame, which means foliage.

Il fogliame is a collective noun (un nome collettivo) because it is singular but describes a collection of things, in this case a collection of plant leaves.

See the noun used below:

Wow…guarda che colori! Il fogliame in montagna è bellissimo con tutti gli alberi colorati…sembra una di quelle cartoline che si trovano nei negozi!

Wow…look at these colors! The foliage in the mountains is very beautiful with all the colored trees…it seems like one of those postcards that you find in stores!

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