macrozamia

noun

mac·​ro·​za·​mia
ˌmakrōˈzāmēə
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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Macrozamia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macrozamia. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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