Definitions

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  • adj. Bearing fronds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Furnished with fronds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having fronds.

Etymologies

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From frond +‎ -ed.

Examples

  • Dear BelQ- Aside from this being a beautiful picture of a blog, it allowed you to use the word "fronded"-what could be better?

    Hymn on a Highway

  • How often have I known that poem to be recited by those who did not even know the meaning of the word "fronded"!

    Part of a Man's Life: Books Unread

  • Plus there is the marvel of Richie Benaud's hair in its early middle-aged pomp, a miraculous silver turban of densely fronded uber-grooming.

    My Beef with England: if only we had an Ian Botham now | Barney Ronay

  • The huge-fronded banana trees were violently agitated as by the threshing of a hidden Titan.

    WHOSE BUSINESS IS TO LIVE

  • An invisible streamlet whispered under broad-fronded brakes.

    CHAPTER XXII

  • The girl indicated an enormous, fronded trunk at the edge of the clearing.

    "The Morons" by Harl Vincent, part 3

  • A great crystal chandelier hung overhead, fronded with strings of gray cobweb that drifted in the disturbed air like ancient lace curtains.

    Clockwork Angel

  • Mother kept a couple of trees out back, green-trunked and gray-fronded, but those would have been too bitter.

    The Lensman's Children

  • Returning home I took the back way through the country and saw signs for Balsam and Claremont and Myrtle--pretty, old fashioned names--and drove past more ditches resplendent with grasses, goldenrod, bull rushes--all fringed and fronded!

    Hymn on a Highway

  • Imagine a vast, seemingly limitless cathedral with its countless columns covered, nay, composed of the most exquisite dark-green, large-fronded moss, with here and there a delicate fern embedded in it as an extra decoration.

    Travels in West Africa

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