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Word: frond

Definition: fern leaf; palm or banana leaf


Sentences Containing 'frond'

Braggins and Large (2004) note that there is much variation between individual plants of "C. affinis" in terms of frond and scale details and "Cyathea tahitensis", which is usually regarded as synonymous, may in fact represent a separate species.
Piss Frond is a double CD 1999 album by Dead Voices on Air.
The roof itself was made of layers of palm frond thatch, while the walls were either made of woven bamboo strips or meranti planks.

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