[ dahy-oh-on ]
/ ˈdaɪ oʊˌɒn /
any of several Mexican and Central American palmlike plants belonging to the genus Dioon, of the cycad family, having a crown of stiff, pinnate leaves.
LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!
Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?
Origin of dioon
<New Latin (1843) <Greek di-di-1 + ōión egg; so named because the seeds are borne in pairs
Words nearby dioon
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Example sentences from the Web for dioon
Dioon, a genus of Cycads, natives of Mexico, where meal is prepared from the starchy seeds.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various