Associations to the word «Zamia»

Wiktionary

ZAMIA, noun. Any of various cycads of the genus Zamia
ZAMIA, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Zamiaceae   — deciduous palm-like cycads.
ZAMIA STAGGERS, noun. A fatal nervous disease affecting cattle that have browsed on the leaves or fruit of cycads, especially those of the genus Zamia, and leading to irreversible paralysis of the hind legs because of the degeneration of the spinal cord.

Dictionary definition

ZAMIA, noun. Any of various cycads of the genus Zamia; among the smallest and most verdant cycads.

Wise words

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