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(Plants) a palm-like plant of the genus Cycas, native to equatorial regions
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|Noun||1.||Cycas - type genus of Cycadaceae: genus of widely distributed Old World evergreen tropical trees having pinnate leaves and columnar stems covered with persistent bases of old leaves|
gymnosperm genus - a genus of gymnosperms
cycad family, Cycadaceae, family Cycadaceae - ancient palmlike plants closely related to ferns in that fertilization is by means of spermatozoids