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  • n. Plural form of frond.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Remove the green fronds from the fennel stalks, chop them, and add to the bowl with the pine nuts.

    Recipe: Pasta with Sardines and Fennel

  • Furniture made from cane and palm fronds is one of Iraq's oldest traditions.

    Tough time for furniture makers

  • They (alligator snappers, not Ernst & Barbour) have a carapace with very tall keels, each of which possesses high, sub-pyramidal knobs, a far more massive and nasty-looking head, and overall they’re more gnarly looking, with papillae and skin fronds projecting from their limbs, neck and elsewhere.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Annoyingly, supermarkets trim the crap out of the fronds of fennel, meaning I'll have to wait until the farmer's market on Wednesday to replenish my stocks not that that's the worst thing anyhow, but I also think that the freshness of the fronds was a major contributor to the success of the infusion.

    Infusions and Cocktails: Update

  • Photo: The "fronds" of the $14-billion Palm Jumeirah in Dubai by Alexander Heilner via National Geographic Magazine's Visions of Earth

    Intelligent Travel Blog

  • Basically, in 3500 BC, they got some friends together on a field and had leather gloves and clubs and a ball made up of compressed palm fronds.

    Five Reasons Baseball Isn't All That American... | myFiveBest

  • The brooms, made from palm fronds in eastern Nigeria, are trucked into Lagos.

    A Campaign to Clean Up Politics Leaves Nigeria With Dirty Floors

  • The last time a small piece of fruit got so many people in trouble, palm fronds were in style and snake oil salesmen were actually serpents.

    The Flex Diet

  • The shelter was about twelve feet long by eight feet wide, there were full-length seats either side, with soft pine fronds to soften the seat.

    Work Camp 934 L

  • Koryta builds tension deftly and discreetly, with the coastal country itself contributing to the mounting claustrophobia, the "strange bird-of-paradise plants" which "pressed close, their wide green fronds stretching toward the sky in search of sunlight", the endless mangroves, the gathering storm.

    The Cypress House by Michael Koryta – review


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