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Webster 1913 Edition


Cycas

Cy′cas

(s?′k?s)
,
Noun.
[Of uncertain origin. Linnæus 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.

Definition 2021


Cycas

Cycas

See also: cycas and cycaś

Translingual

Cycas rumphii (male cone)

Proper noun

Cycas f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Cycadaceae – typical cycads.

Hypernyms

Hyponyms

cycas

cycas

See also: Cycas and cycaś

English

Noun

cycas (plural cycases)

  1. (botany) Any member of the plant genus Cycas.