frond: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (frond), [key]
— n. Bot.
  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.
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