mac·​ro·​za·​mia | \ ˌmakrōˈzāmēə \

Definition of macrozamia

1 capitalized : a genus of Australian cycads with erect trunks, pinnate leaves, large cones, and in some forms edible nuts
2 plural -s : any tree of the genus Macrozamia

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History and Etymology for macrozamia

New Latin, from macr- + Greek (Doric dialect) zamia loss (Attic zēmia)

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“Macrozamia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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