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[sahy-kuh-dey-shuh s, sik-uh-]
  1. belonging or pertaining to the order Cycadales.
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Origin of cycadaceous

1830–40; < New Latin Cycad- (see cycad) + -aceous
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Examples from the Web for cycadaceous

Historical Examples

  • The Cycadaceous family yields much starchy matter, along with mucilage.

    The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom

    P. L. Simmonds

  • I have already referred to the close resemblance which certain Cycadaceous genera bear to certain of the fern family.