frond


frond

noun \ˈfränd\

: a large, long leaf

Full Definition of FROND

1
:  a large leaf (especially of a palm or fern) usually with many divisions
2
:  a thallus or thalloid shoot (as of a lichen or seaweed) resembling a leaf
frond·ed \ˈfrän-dəd\ adjective

Origin of FROND

Latin frond-, frons foliage
First Known Use: 1785

Other Botany Terms

annual, burgeon, chloroplast, nomenclature, succulent, sylvan, xylem

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