zamia (plural zamias)
- Any of various cycads of the genus Zamia
1997, Knut Norstog & Trevor J. Nicholls, The Biology of the Cycads, page 19:
- It was, in fact, the starchy stems that in some cases led to depletion of wild zamias in some regions of Florida.
From Ancient Greek ζημία (zēmía, “loss, damage”).
zāmia f (genitive zāmiae); first declension
- hurt, injury, damage, loss