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frond

 (frŏnd)
n.
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.]

frond′ed adj.

frond

(frɒnd)
n
1. (Botany) a large compound leaf, esp of a fern
2. (Botany) the thallus of a seaweed or a lichen
[C18: from Latin frōns]
ˈfronded adj
ˈfrondless adj

frond

(frɒnd)

n.
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]
frond′ed, adj.

frond

(frŏnd)
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frond - compound leaf of a fern or palm or cycadfrond - compound leaf of a fern or palm or cycad
foliage, leaf, leafage - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
Translations
Farnwedel

frond

[frɒnd] Nfronda f

frond

[ˈfrɒnd] nfronde f

frond

n (of fern)Farnwedel m; (of palm)Palmwedel m

frond

[frɒnd] nfronda