Cycadaceae

plural noun Cy·ca·da·ce·ae \ˌsīkəˈdāsēˌē, ˌsik-\

Definition of Cycadaceae

  1. :  a family of very ancient tropical gymnospermous plants (order Cycadales) resembling palms but showing a close relationship to ferns and lower groups in that fertilization takes place by means of spermatozoids

cycadaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of cycadaceae

New Latin, from Cycad-, Cycas, type genus + -aceae


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