Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 01/13/17 Frondescence

Frondescence (noun)
frondescence [fron-des-uh ns]

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

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Origin: 1835-45; < New Latin frondēscentia, derivative of Latin frondēscent- (stem of frondēscēns) becoming leafy (present participle of frondēscere, derivative of frondēre to have leaves); see frond, -escense

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