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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frond  \Frond\,  n.  [L.  frons,  frondis  a  leafy  branch,  foliage.] 
  (Bot.) 
  The  organ  formed  by  the  combination  or  union  into  one  body  of 
  stem  and  leaf,  and  often  bearing  the  fructification;  as  the 
  frond  of  a  fern  or  of  a  lichen  or  seaweed;  also  the  peculiar 
  leaf  of  a  palm  tree. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  frond 
  n  :  compound  leaf  of  a  fern  or  palm  or  cycad 




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