Cycadaceous
Cycadaceous Cyc`a*da"ceous (s?k`?-d?"sh?s or s?`k?-), a. (Bot.) Pertaining to, or resembling, an order of plants like the palms, but having exogenous wood. The sago palm is an example. [1913 Webster]

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  • cycadaceous — /suy keuh day sheuhs, sik euh/, adj. belonging or pertaining to the order Cycadales. [1830 40; < NL Cycad (see CYCAD) + ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • cycadaceous — cy·ca·da·ceous …   English syllables

  • cycadaceous — adjective see cycadaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arum maculatum — Sago Sa go (s[=a] g[ o]), n. [Malay. s[=a]gu.] A dry granulated starch imported from the East Indies, much used for making puddings and as an article of diet for the sick; also, as starch, for stiffening textile fabrics. It is prepared from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coontie — Coon tie, n. (Bot.) A cycadaceous plant of Florida and the West Indies, the {Zamia integrifolia}, from the stems of which a kind of sago is prepared. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cycas revoluta — Sago Sa go (s[=a] g[ o]), n. [Malay. s[=a]gu.] A dry granulated starch imported from the East Indies, much used for making puddings and as an article of diet for the sick; also, as starch, for stiffening textile fabrics. It is prepared from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cycas revoluta — Sago Sa go (s[=a] g[ o]), n. [Malay. s[=a]gu.] A dry granulated starch imported from the East Indies, much used for making puddings and as an article of diet for the sick; also, as starch, for stiffening textile fabrics. It is prepared from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Metroxylon Sagu — Sago Sa go (s[=a] g[ o]), n. [Malay. s[=a]gu.] A dry granulated starch imported from the East Indies, much used for making puddings and as an article of diet for the sick; also, as starch, for stiffening textile fabrics. It is prepared from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Portland sago — Sago Sa go (s[=a] g[ o]), n. [Malay. s[=a]gu.] A dry granulated starch imported from the East Indies, much used for making puddings and as an article of diet for the sick; also, as starch, for stiffening textile fabrics. It is prepared from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sago — Sa go (s[=a] g[ o]), n. [Malay. s[=a]gu.] A dry granulated starch imported from the East Indies, much used for making puddings and as an article of diet for the sick; also, as starch, for stiffening textile fabrics. It is prepared from the stems… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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