frondose

frondose

[fron-dohs]
adjective
1.
bearing fronds.
2.
resembling a frond.

Origin:
1715–25; < Latin frondōsus abounding in foliage, equivalent to frond- frond + -ōsus -ose1

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frondescence (frɒnˈdɛsəns)
 
n
1.  rare the process or state of producing leaves
2.  a less common name for foliage
 
[C19: from New Latin frondēscentia, from Latin frondēscere to put forth leaves, from frōns foliage; see frond]
 
fron'descent
 
adj
 
'frondose
 
adj
 
'frondous
 
adj

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