any treelike cycad of the genus Macrozamia having erect trunks and pinnate leaves and large cones with sometimes edible nuts; Australia
Hypernyms: ↑cycad
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Macrozamia

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\\ˌmakrōˈzāmēə\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from macr- + Greek (Doric dialect) zamia loss (Attic zēmia)
1. capitalized : a genus of Australian cycads with erect trunks, pinnate leaves, large cones, and in some forms edible nuts
2. -s : any tree of the genus Macrozamia

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Macrozāˈmia noun
1. (Gr zamia loss) a genus of Australian cycads
2. (without cap) a plant of this genus
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