bearing or producing fronds

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Frondiferous — Fron*dif er*ous, a. [L. frondifer frons a leafy branch + ferre to bear: cf. F. frondifere.] Producing fronds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frondiferous — fron·dif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • frondiferous — (ˈ)frän|dif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: Latin frondifer, from frond , frons leaf + i + fer ferous : bearing fronds or leaves …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • frondesce —   v.i. open leaves.    ♦ frondiferous, frondigerous, a. bearing leaves or fronds.    ♦ frondiform, a. frond shaped.    ♦ frondivorous, a. feeding on leaves.    ♦ frondose, a. having or like leaves.    ♦ frondescence, n.    ♦ frondescent, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • fron|dose — «FRON dohs, fron DOHS», adjective. leafy; frondiferous; frondlike. ╂[< Latin frondōsus < frōns, frondis leaf] …   Useful english dictionary

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