Frondose adjective. powered by oxford dictionaries. an often large, finely divided leaf, esp. an often large, finely divided leaf, especially as applied to the ferns and certain palms.
the definition of frond describes a specific type of leaf. of frōns foliage] frond′ ed, adj. no reservation costs. demarche. as applied to the ferns and certain palms. these leaf segments are known. fronds generally occupy large surface areas, and each frond is divided into several smaller leaf segments. a compound leaf — that is, a leaf with many fine and deep divisions — is a frond, such as on ferns and palm trees. frond: [ noun] a large leaf ( especially of a palm or fern) usually with many divisions.
scrabble points: 9. origin of frond 1745– 55; < latin frond- ( stem frond of frōns) branch, bough, foliage other words from frond fronded, adjective words nearby frond. more definitions, origin and scrabble points. book at nobleton hotel fort lauderdale. word origin late 18th century: from latin frons, frond- ‘ leaf’.
a leaflike expansion not differentiated into stem and foliage, as in lichens. a frond is a large, divided leaf. the leaf or leaflike part of a palm, fern, or similar plant: " fronds of bracken". although commonly referring to the leafy part of a fern or palm, the noun frond can also refer to anything that has a similar shape to a palm frond or fern frond. [ 1745– 55; < latin frond-, s. other botanists allow the term frond to also apply to the large leaves of cycads, as well as palms ( arecaceae) and various other flowering plants, such as mimosa or sumac. in both common usage and botanical nomenclature, the leaves of ferns are referred to as fronds and some botanists restrict the term to this group. com has been visited by 1m+ users in the past month. frond ( frɒnd) n.
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