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NOUN (1)

1. any of several evergreen plants of the genus Yucca having usually tall stout stems and a terminal cluster of white flowers; warmer regions of North America;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Flicker \Flick"er\, n. 1. The act of wavering or of fluttering; fluctuation; sudden and brief increase of brightness; as, the last flicker of the dying flame. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) The golden-winged woodpecker (Colaptes aurutus); -- so called from its spring note. Called also yellow-hammer, high-holder, pigeon woodpecker, and yucca. [1913 Webster] The cackle of the flicker among the oaks. --Thoureau. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Yucca \Yuc"ca\, n. (Zool.) See Flicker, n., 2. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Yucca \Yuc"ca\, n. [NL., from Yuca, its name in St. Domingo.] (Bot.) A genus of American liliaceous, sometimes arborescent, plants having long, pointed, and often rigid, leaves at the top of a more or less woody stem, and bearing a large panicle of showy white blossoms. [1913 Webster] Note: The species with more rigid leaves (as Yucca aloifolia, Yucca Treculiana, and Yucca baccata) are called Spanish bayonet, and one with softer leaves (Yucca filamentosa) is called bear grass, and Adam's needle. [1913 Webster] Yucca moth (Zool.), a small silvery moth (Pronuba yuccasella) whose larvae feed on plants of the genus Yucca. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

yucca n 1: any of several evergreen plants of the genus Yucca having usually tall stout stems and a terminal cluster of white flowers; warmer regions of North America