HyperDic: yucca

English > 1 sense of the word yucca:
NOUNplantyuccaany of several evergreen plants of the genus Yucca having usually tall stout stems and a terminal cluster of white flowers
yucca > pronunciation
Soundsyah'kah
RhymesAfrica ... yarmulke: 76 rhymes with kah...
English > yucca: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of several evergreen plants of the genus Yucca having usually tall stout stems and a terminal cluster of white flowers; warmer regions / regions of North America.
Member ofgenus YuccaTropical American plants with stiff lancelike leaves and spikes of white blossoms
NarrowerAdam's needle, Adam's needle-and-thread, spoonleaf yucca, needle palm, Yucca filamentosayucca with long stiff leaves having filamentlike appendages
Joshua tree, Yucca brevifoliaA large branched arborescent yucca of southwestern United States having short leaves and clustered greenish white flowers
Our Lord's candle, Yucca whippleiyucca of southwestern United States and Mexico with a tall spike of creamy white flowers
Spanish bayonet, Yucca aloifoliaA stiff yucca with a short trunk
Spanish bayonet, Yucca baccatatall yucca of the southwestern United States and Mexico having a woody stem and stiff swordlike pointed leaves and a large cluster of white flowers
Spanish dagger, Yucca carnerosanaarborescent yucca of southwestern United States and northern Mexico with sword-shaped leaves and white flowers
Spanish dagger, Yucca gloriosayucca of southeastern United States similar to the Spanish ... / Spanish bayonets but with shorter trunk and smoother leaves
bear grass, Yucca glaucayucca of west central United States having a clump of basal grasslike leaves and a central stalk with a terminal raceme of small whitish flowers
bear grass, Yucca smallianayucca of southern United States having a clump of basal grasslike leaves and a central stalk with a terminal raceme of small whitish flowers
soapweed, soap-weed, soap tree, Yucca elatatall arborescent yucca of southwestern United States
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Spanishyuca, yucca
Catalaniuca

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