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Bearing, resembling, or having a profusion of leaves or fronds; leafy.

[Latin frondēscēns, frondēscent-, present participle of frondēscere, to become leafy, inchoative of frondēre, to put forth leaves, from frōns, frond-, foliage .]

fron·des′cence n.
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A fiery sky peeks in over the Mediterranean Sea and above a coastal town, through a cluster of frondescent trees, through a window and its windowpane, shimmering in reflection.