frond

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noun \ˈfränd\

Definition of frond

  1. 1 :  a large leaf (especially of a palm or fern) usually with many divisions

  2. 2 :  a thallus or thalloid shoot (as of a lichen or seaweed) resembling a leaf

fronded

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Origin and Etymology of frond

Latin frond-, frons foliage


First Known Use: 1785


FROND Defined for English Language Learners

frond

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noun \ˈfränd\

Definition of frond for English Language Learners

  • : a large, long leaf


FROND Defined for Kids

frond

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noun \ˈfränd\

Definition of frond for Students

  1. :  a large leaf (as of a palm or fern) or leaflike structure (as of a seaweed) with many divisions


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