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frond

  1. the megaphyllous ‘leaf of a fern, which may be subdivided into pinnae and pinnules.
  2. the thallus of a seaweed or a lichen.
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As more and more specimens became available, most were revealed to be holdfasts for the frondose organisms.
Inflorescences frondose, terminal, mono- or asymmetrical dichasia, rarely thyrsoids; with 3-7 flowers, with internodes 4-9 cm long; pedicels 3-15 (-50) mm long during anthesis.
Temporal and Spatial Variation of Frondose Benthic Seaweeds in La Paz Bay, B.
1); invidia la "ricca gente e beata" dell'eta dell'oro "tra l'elci e le frondose querce" (st.