Definition of Spanish bayonet in English:

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Spanish bayonet

noun

A yucca with long stiff sword-shaped leaves and tall, slender spikes of white flowers, found from the southern US to the Caribbean.
  • Yucca aloifolia, family Agavaceae.
Example sentences
  • The Spanish bayonet tends to topple over and re-root itself, where the Spanish Dagger is stationary.
  • Do not plant Spanish bayonet near walkways, patios or in areas frequented by children and pets.
  • My picture of the Spanish bayonet flower, with its embedded yucca moths, was unsatisfactory.

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