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frond

1. a large compound leaf, esp of a fern
2. the thallus of a seaweed or a lichen

frond

[fränd]
(botany)
The leaf of a palm or fern.
A foliaceous thallus or thalloid shoot.
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And you can't get more traditional than this Ellen Kent /Russian Classical Ballet production of the Tchaikovsky classic, played out in front of fronded forests, moonlit water and a fairytale palace.
"I know not where His islands lift Their fronded palms in air; I only know I cannot drift Beyond His love and care.
From late summer and well into autumn, there was nothing else quite like beetroot in the obsessively green fronded garden.