frondescence

noun fron·des·cence \fränˈdesən(t)s\

Definition of frondescence

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  the condition or period of unfolding of leaves

  2. 2 :  foliage

frondescent

\(ˈ)frän¦desənt\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of frondescence

New Latin frondescentia, from Latin frondescent-, frondescens (present participle of frondescere to become leafy, inchoative of frondēre) + -ia -y — more at frond


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