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Meaning of CYCAS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  type genus of Cycadaceae: genus of widely distributed Old World evergreen tropical trees having pinnate leaves and columnar stems covered with persistent bases of old leaves
 

CYCAS is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: genus Cycas
 
 See Also: cycad family, Cycadaceae, Cycas circinalis, false sago, family Cycadaceae, fern palm, gymnosperm genus

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cy"cas\ (s?"k?s), n. [Of uncertain origin. Linn[ae]us
derives it from one of the ``obscure Greek words.''] (Bot.)
A genus of trees, intermediate in character between the palms
and the pines. The pith of the trunk of some species
furnishes a valuable kind of sago.

 

 

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