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Monday, December 05, 2011

Definitions for frondescence

  1. Leafage; foliage.
  2. The process or period of putting forth leaves, as a tree, plant, or the like.

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Citations for frondescence
What we found were three hundred pristine, mostly level acres with a forty-five-acre pond, completely undeveloped, covered with exquisite wildflowers and frondescence. Paul Newman, In Pursuit of the Common Good
I now become aware of the sound of rumbling water, emanating from somewhere inside the rain forest next to my tropical rest stop. I approach the wet and abundant frondescence of the forest. Richard Wyatt, Fathers of Myth
Origin of frondescence
Frondescence is from the Latin root frondēre meaning “to have leaves.” It is clearly related to frond meaning “leaves.”
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