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zamiaPart of speech: Noun Usage examples "zamia":
- On passing the last, the party emerged on to poorly grassed, desolate- looking sandstone ridges, covered with grass- tree and zamia. - "The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine", Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine.
- They had the " Caffir bread"- the inside pith of the stems of a species of Zamia; and the " Caffir chestnut," the fruit of the Brabeium stellatum; and last, not least, the enormous roots of the " elephant's foot." - "Popular Adventure Tales", Mayne Reid.
- The native had at this time gone away to look for Zamia nuts, and it may be imagined that many almost undefined feelings at such a time thronged rapidly through my mind. - "Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2)", George Grey.