Cibotium

noun Ci·bo·ti·um \sə̇ˈbōtēəm\

Definition of Cibotium

  1. :  a genus of ornamental tree ferns (family Cyatheaceae) with coarse gracefully drooping fronds bluish green on the under side and with 2-valved indusia (as the Scythian lamb)

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Origin and Etymology of cibotium

New Latin, from Greek kibōtion, diminutive of kibōtos box, chest


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