from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Bearing fronds.
  • adj. Resembling a frond.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. leafy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Frond bearing; resembling a frond; having a simple expansion not separable into stem and leaves.
  • adj. Leafy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In cryptogamic bot.: Having the form or appearance of a leaf or frond; foliaceous.
  • In Hepaticæ, not having a leafy stem; thalloid.
  • Bearing fronds; frondiferous.
  • In zoology, same as foliaceous.


Latin frondōsus, abounding in foliage, from frōns, frond-, foliage.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin frondōsus. (Wiktionary)



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