HyperDic: cycad_family

English > 1 sense of the expression cycad family:
NOUNplantcycad family, Cycadaceae, family Cycadaceaeancient palmlike plants closely related to ferns in that fertilization is by means of spermatozoids
English > cycad family: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningancient palmlike plants closely related to ferns in that fertilization is by means of spermatozoids.
SynonymsCycadaceae, family Cycadaceae
Member ofCycadales, order CycadalesPrimitive tropical gymnosperms abundant in the Mesozoic, now reduced to a few scattered tropical forms
MembersCycas, genus Cycastype genus of Cycadaceae
Broadergymnosperm familyA family of gymnosperms
Spanishcicadáceas, Cycadaceae
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