zamia

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English[edit]

A zamia

Etymology[edit]

From the genus name Zamia.

Noun[edit]

zamia (plural zamias)

  1. Any of various cycads of the genus Zamia
    • 1997, Knut Norstog & Trevor J. Nicholls, The Biology of the Cycads[1], page 19:
      It was, in fact, the starchy stems that in some cases led to depletion of wild zamias in some regions of Florida.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ζημία (zēmía, loss, damage).

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Noun[edit]

zāmia f (genitive zāmiae); first declension

  1. hurt, injury, damage, loss

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative zāmia zāmiae
genitive zāmiae zāmiārum
dative zāmiae zāmiīs
accusative zāmiam zāmiās
ablative zāmiā zāmiīs
vocative zāmia zāmiae

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References[edit]

  • zamia in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879