Za"mi*a (?), n. [L. zamia a kind of fir cone, from Gr. , , hurt, damage. See Plin. xvi. 44.] Bot.
A genus of cycadaceous plants, having the appearance of low palms, but with exogenous wood. See Coontie, and Illust. of Strobile.
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