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Meaning of FROND

Pronunciation:  frând

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\Frond\, n. [L. frons, frondis, a leafy branch, foliage.]
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