Origin of cycad
New Latin Cycad-, Cycas, genus name, from Greek kykas, manuscript variant of koïkas, accusative plural of koïx, a kind of palm
First Known Use: 1845
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Definition of cycad for Students
: a tropical plant like a palm but related to the conifers
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