- Frondescence is defined as leaves, or the production of leaves.
An example of frondescence is the birth of leaves in the spring.
- the process, state, or period of putting forth leaves
- leaves; foliage
Origin: ; from Modern Latin frondescentia ; from Classical Latin frondescens, present participle of frondescere, to become leafy ; from frondere, to put forth leaves ; from frons: see frond
- frondescent adjective
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