Definition of frondescence in English:

frondescence

noun

rare
  • [mass noun] Green foliage; greenery.

    • ‘The oak and beech have as yet hardly any appearance of frondescence.’
    • ‘Plants exhibit as much diversity in the warmth and length of time necessary to mature their fruit as in their frondescence and flowering.’
    • ‘Gregor listened to Nature's breath whispering through the frondescence and to his own breath entering and leaving his body.’
    • ‘They continued their journey under the frondescence of the mountain forests.’
    • ‘This sudden lush frondescence was springing up at the rate of an inch a day at least.’
    foliage, vegetation, plants, green, leaves, leafage, undergrowth, plant life, flora
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Origin

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

Pronunciation:

frondescence

/frɒnˈdɛs(ə)ns/