yucca

Definitions


[ˈjʌkə], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a plant of the agave family with swordlike leaves and spikes of white bell-shaped flowers that are dependent upon the yucca moth for fertilization, native to warm regions of the US and Mexico.


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Origin:
mid 16th century (denoting cassava): from Carib




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