- the process or period of putting forth leaves, as a tree, plant, or the like.
- leafage; foliage.
Origin of frondescence
Related Words for frondescencevegetation, verdure, umbrage, growth, greenness, leafage, herbage, frondescence
Examples from the Web for frondescence
Historical Examples of frondescence
Among Umbelliferæ affected with frondescence of the pistil a similar increase in the number of ovules takes place.
Many of these cases, and others that might be cited, are probably instances of frondescence or phyllody (see p. 241).
Generally speaking, the disunion is complicated with frondescence—but not always so.
- rare the process or state of producing leaves
- a less common name for foliage