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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Origin and Etymology of macrozamia
New Latin, from macr- + Greek (Doric dialect) zamia loss (Attic zēmia)
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