Meaning and Origin
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Origin and Meaning of Zamia
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
A genus of cycadaceous plants, having the appearance of low palms, but with exogenous wood. See Coontie, and Illust. of Strobile.
Etymology: L. zamia a kind of fir cone, from Gr. �, �, hurt, damage. See Plin. xvi. 44
Other Dictionary Sources
- Any of various cycads of the genus Zamia; among the smallest and most verdant cycads
From the genus name Zamia
- Any of various cycads of the genera Zamia and Macrozamia
zamia was also found in the following language(s): French and Latin