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Its frond is thin and membranous, with a well-defined midrib.

The root is covered with woolly fibres, and the frond is regularly forked.

The frond is flat, with a distinct midrib, and a non-serrated edge.

Keep your glance on a frond of the fern just beyond him, and he will stay.

There was not a frond of bracken, a blade of grass, that did not bend listeningly.

If a woodlark stirred, he saw the shadow of its wing flit from frond to frond.

The species are named from variations in the outline of the frond.

In the simplest species the frond consists of branched cell-rows.

A frond is once-pinnate when the incisions extend to the midvein (Fig. 3).

WORD ORIGIN

1785, from Latin frons (genitive frondis) "leafy branch, green bough, foliage." Adopted by Linnæus in a sense distinct from folium.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FROND

leaf

noungreen foliage of plant
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