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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several evergreen plants of a certain genus having usually tall stout stems and a terminal cluster of white flowers.

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  • Use: The yucca is an adaptable desert-dweller that makes an attractive feature plant in many types of gardens.
  • The root of the cassava plant — sometimes called yucca or manioc — is a food staple in much of the world.
  • In fact, several plants rely on moths as their primary pollinators, such as yucca, which relies on, surprise, surprise, the yucca moth.
  • Desert bighorns live in dry, rugged, mountainous terrain, and eat seasonally available plants such as yucca, prickly pear and wild onions. for more
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