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1. A leaf of a fern.
2. A large compound leaf of a palm.
3. A leaflike thallus, as of a seaweed or lichen.
[Latin frōns, frond-, foliage.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Botany) a large compound leaf, esp of a fern
2. (Botany) the thallus of a seaweed or a lichen
[C18: from Latin frōns]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. an often large, finely divided leaf, esp. as applied to the ferns and certain palms.
2. a leaflike expansion not differentiated into stem and foliage, as in lichens.
[1745–55; < Latin frond-, s. of frōns foliage]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. A leaf of a fern, usually consisting of multiple leaflets.
2. A large, fan-like leaf of a palm tree.
3. A large, leaf-like structure on a seaweed.
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
frond[frɒnd] N → fronda f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
frond[ˈfrɒnd] n → fronde f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n (of fern) → Farnwedel m; (of palm) → Palmwedel m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
frond[frɒnd] n → fronda
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995