yacca

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n yacca West Indian evergreen with medium to long leaves
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Yacca yăk"kȧ (Bot) A West Indian name for two large timber trees (Podocarpus coriaceus, and Podocarpus Purdicanus) of the Yew family. The wood, which is much used, is pale brownish with darker streaks.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n yacca Either of two West Indian evergreens, Podocarpus Purdieana and P. coriacea, trees becoming respectively 100 feet and 50 feet high, and affording timber suitable for cabinet and plain purposes.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Yacca yak′a a kind of evergreen in the West Indies.
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