from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants, natural order Cycadaceœ, natives of Asia, Polynesia, and Australia.
- n. [lowercase] A plant of the genus Cycas.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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
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