Compartir esta entrada

cycad Saltos de línea: cycad
Pronunciación: /ˈsʌɪkad/

Definición de cycad en inglés:

sustantivo

A palm-like plant of tropical and subtropical regions, bearing large male or female cones. Cycads were abundant during the Triassic and Jurassic eras, but have since been in decline.
  • Class Cycadopsida, subdivision Gymnospermae: twenty species in the genus Cycas and family Cycadaceae
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Modern cycads are tropical plants whose ancestors can be traced in the fossil record for about 300 million years.
  • A few species of cycads still exist in tropical and sub-tropical regions today, and although they are used as ornamental plants some of them are facing possible extinction.
  • Instead of ponderosa pines, the dominant plants were cycads, which resemble tree ferns.

Origen

Mid 19th century: from modern Latin Cycas, Cycad- (order name), from supposed Greek kukas, scribal error for koikas, plural of koix 'Egyptian palm'.

Palabras que riman con cycad

nicad

Definición de cycad en:

Compartir esta entrada

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium