What does the word foliage mean?

Usage examples for foliage

  1. The low moon burnt through the foliage. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. The trees were at their full summer foliage, dark as night, mysterious, magnificent. – Mary Gray by Katharine Tynan
  3. The mesquite carried a wealth of dainty foliage. – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine