Presently there were mutual introductions across the fronded celery and the self-lubricating ripe olive.
Here and there a gum-tree; half a dozen lofty Norfolk Island pines lifting their fronded arms skyward.
In the soft south wind the fronded palms across the river were bowing and nodding gracefully.
What new islets raise their fronded palms in air within thought's musical domain?
Here, or yonder, some brighter flare showed where the fire had run at one clear leap right to the fronded top of a fern-tree.
fronded whitely by the sleet, the panes loomed out of the dark like an incandescent series of camera plates, bizarre and oriental.
Lifting her head and shoulders above the fronded plants, she saw a dark, crouched shape approaching warily.
1785, from Latin frons (genitive frondis) "leafy branch, green bough, foliage." Adopted by Linnæus in a sense distinct from folium.