koikas


koikas
  Greek, meaning a kind of palm, e.g. the root word for the generic name Cycas.

Expanded glossary of Cycad terms . 2014.

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  • Koikas — Sp Kòikas Ap Quoich L u. Kanadoje (Nunavutas) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • cycad — noun Etymology: New Latin Cycad , Cycas, genus name, from Greek kykas, manuscript variant of koïkas, accusative plural of koïx, a kind of palm Date: 1845 any of an order (Cycadales) of dioecious cycadophytes that flourished especially during the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cycas — Leaves and male cone of Cycas revoluta Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • cycad — cycadlike, adj. /suy kad/, n. any gymnospermous plant of the order Cycadales, intermediate in appearance between ferns and the palms, many species having a thick, unbranched, columnar trunk bearing a crown of large, leathery, pinnate leaves.… …   Universalium

  • Zykadee — Zy|ka|dee 〈[ de:ə] f.; Gen.: , Pl.: n; Bot.〉 einer Familie der Nacktsamer angehörende tropische od. subtropische Pflanze mit großen, gefiederten Blättern, Palmfarn: Cycadaceae; oV [Etym.: neulat., vielleicht <grch. kykas, koikas, Akk. Pl. zu… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • cycad — 1845, Mod.L. name, from Gk. kykas, a word found in Theophrastus, but now thought to be a scribal error for koikas palm trees, accusative plural of koix, a word from an unknown non Greek language …   Etymology dictionary

  • cycad — [ sʌɪkad] noun a tall, cone bearing, palm like plant of tropical and subtropical regions. [Genus Cycas, class Cycadopsida: several species.] Origin C19: from mod. L. Cycas, Cycad , from supposed Gk kukas, scribal error for koikas, plural of koix… …   English new terms dictionary

  • cikasi — cìkasi m mn DEFINICIJA bot. tropske i suptropske biljke slične palmama iz reda Cycadatae ETIMOLOGIJA nlat. cycas ← grč. kykás, iskrivljeno od koïkás: biljka slična palmi …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Quoich — Sp Kòikas Ap Quoich L u. Kanadoje (Nunavutas) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • cycad — cy•cad [[t]ˈsaɪ kæd[/t]] n. pln any of several palmlike gymnospermous trees of the order Cycadales, having a thick trunk, leathery pinnate leaves, and large cones • Etymology: 1835–45; < NL Cycad , s. of Cycas genus name < Gk kýkas,… …   From formal English to slang