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Meaning of FROND

Pronunciation:  frând

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  compound leaf of a fern or palm or cycad
 

FROND is a 5 letter word that starts with F.

 

 See Also: foliage, leaf, leafage

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Frond\, n. [L. frons, frondis, a leafy branch, foliage.]
(Bot.)
The organ formed by the combination or union into one body of
stem and leaf, and often bearing the fructification; as, the
frond of a fern or of a lichen or seaweed; also, the peculiar
leaf of a palm tree.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A leaf especially of a fern, cycad or palm; a leaf-like portion of a non-vascular plant (e.g. a foliose alga).
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bine, blade, bough, bract, bracteole, bractlet, branch, branchedness, branchiness, burgeon, cotyledon, deadwood, flag, flagellum, floral leaf, foliole, fork, glume, involucre, involucrum, lamina, leaf, leaflet, lemma, ligule, limb, needle, offshoot, petal, pile, pine needle, ramage, ramification, runner, sarment, scion, seed leaf, sepal, shoot, slip, spathe, spear, spire, spray, sprig, sprit, sprout, stipula, stipule, stolon, sucker, switch, tendril, thallus, twig
 

 

 

 

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