Frond meaning

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A leaf of a fern.
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The leaflike part, or shoot, of a lichen, seaweed, duckweed, etc.
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A leaf of a fern or cycad, usually consisting of multiple leaflets.
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A large, fanlike leaf of a palm tree.
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A leaflike structure such as the thallus of a lichen or a seaweed.
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(botany) The leaf of a fern, especially a compound leaf.
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Any fern-like leaf or other object resembling a fern leaf.
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A large compound leaf of a palm.
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A leaflike thallus, as of a seaweed or lichen.
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A leaf.
  • The leaf of a fern.
  • The leaf of a palm.
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Origin of frond

  • Latin frōns frond- foliage

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin frons (“leafy branch”).

    From Wiktionary