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noun as in leaf

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There, spongey disc-shaped, brown “nest” fronds soaked up this moisture.

This suggests a reproductive division of labor between the nest and strap frond types.

Remove from the oven, drizzle with more olive oil, if desired, squeeze the remaining orange half over everything, and tear the mint leaves and fennel fronds over the peas.

If you aren’t ready to confess your love for fennel just yet, then I hope I’ve at least convinced you to become fronds.

Frilly, feathery fronds look similar to dill and remind me of a delicate lace.

Near the banks, the water is shallow and her palm frond oars propel her.

To keep the frond in position it may be useful to put a book on the paper as it is spread out.

Suddenly, however, I thought I detected a slight movement in a bracken frond beside the furze.

Each frond is composed of slender interwoven fibres with club-shaped filaments passing vertically to the surface.

Its frond is tubular, and the spore-clusters are situated on the tips of the branches, surrounded by a whorl of small branchlets.

The frond contains a single tube, and is jointed and forked, the joints being usually transparent.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to frond, such as: needle, petal, stalk, blade, bract, and flag.

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