Yucca

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Translingual[edit]

Yucca elephantipes

Etymology[edit]

Named after the Caribbean name for cassava meaning Manihot esculenta by botanist Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778).[1][2]This definition is lacking an etymology or has an incomplete etymology. You can help Wiktionary by giving it a proper etymology.

Proper noun[edit]

Yucca f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Asparagaceae — the yuccas.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Erhardt, Walter & Götz, Erich & Bödeker, Nils & Seybold, Siegmund, Zander. Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen. Dictionary of plant names. Dictionnaire des noms de plantes, Ulmer, 2000.
  2. ^ Hyam, Roger & Pankhurst, Richard, Plants and their Names. A Concise Dictionary, Oxford University Press, US, 1995.

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Proper noun[edit]

Yucca

  1. The Yucca mountain.