Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of cycad.

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Examples

  • Those trees to your left and right are called cycads, the prehistoric predecessors of palm trees.

    Jurassic Park

  • Plants called cycads are among these rare "living fossils" - they have remained pretty much unchanged for more than 300 million years, but a study in

    NPR Topics: News

  • Plants called cycads are among these rare "living fossils" - they have remained pretty much unchanged for more than 300 million years, but a study in

    NPR Topics: News

  • Plants called cycads are among these rare "living fossils" - they have remained pretty much unchanged for more than 300 million years, but a study in

    NPR Topics: News

  • Plants called cycads are among these rare "living fossils" - they have remained pretty much unchanged for more than 300 million years, but a study in

    NPR Topics: News

  • The bats ate up to 2.5 times their body weight (which can be as much as a pound for the species on Guam) in food such as cycads seeds every night and, on special occasions, Chamorros ate the bats.

    Scientific American

  • Plants prohibited from import include many cycads, orchids and cacti.

    The Memory Palace

  • Plants prohibited from import include many cycads, orchids and cacti.

    The Memory Palace

  • I like to use tropical looking plants in our yard – usually numerous banana trees, one palm, a number of canna, tropical looking hosta, hanging baskets, and in pots an agave tree, a century plant cactus and two sago palm cycads.

    The Great Tropical Plant Experiment of 2008 « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • Near the summit grow cycads—stout-trunked, palm-like, cone-bearing trees that evolved in the late Carboniferous, 300 million years ago; they were among the first plants to have both cones and seeds.

    Birdology

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