from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Bearing, resembling, or having a profusion of leaves or fronds; leafy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Leafy; becoming leafy; resembling leaves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bursting or having the appearance of bursting into leaf.
Latin frondēscēns, frondēscent-, present participle of frondēscere, to become leafy, inchoative of frondēre, to put forth leaves, from frōns, frond-, foliage .(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin frondescens, present participle of frondescere ("to become leafy"), from frondere ("to leaf out"), from frons ("foliage") (Wiktionary)