Definition of yucca in English:
A plant of the agave family with sword-like 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. Also called Adam's needle.
- Blue rescue retains its color all winter, as do yuccas ' sword-like leaves.
- Yucca's white bell-shape flowers last only briefly.
- The often steep and rugged lower slopes of the mountains are dominated by cacti, agaves, yuccas, and thorn-bearing shrubs.
mid 16th century (denoting cassava): from Carib.
Definition of yucca in:
- US English dictionary
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