1. [syn: Leucadendron, genus Leucadendron]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Leucadendron \Leu`ca*den"dron\ (l[=u]`k[.a]*d[e^]n"dr[o^]n), n.
[NL., fr. Gr. leyko`s white + de`ndron tree.] (Bot.)
A genus of evergreen shrubs from the Cape of Good Hope,
having handsome foliage. Leucadendron argenteum is the
silverboom of the colonists.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: large genus of evergreen trees and shrubs having silvery
white leaves and solitary terminal flowers with conspicuous
silvery bracts [syn: Leucadendron, genus Leucadendron]