cycas

[ sahy-kas, -kuh s ]
/ ˈsaɪ kæs, -kəs /

noun

any of several palmlike Old World tropical plants of the genus Cycas, some species of which are cultivated as ornamentals in warm climates.

Origin of cycas

From New Latin; see origin at cycad
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