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frondescence

Line breaks: frond|es¦cence
Pronunciation: /frɒnˈdɛs(ə)ns
 
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Definition of frondescence in English:

noun

[mass noun] rare
Green foliage; greenery.
Example sentences
  • This sudden lush frondescence was springing up at the rate of an inch a day at least.
  • They continued their journey under the frondescence of the mountain forests.
  • Gregor listened to Nature's breath whispering through the frondescence and to his own breath entering and leaving his body.

Origin

mid 19th century: from modern Latin frondescentia, from Latin frondescere frequentative of frondere 'send out leaves', from frons, frond- 'leaf'.

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