Yucca (noun)

A plant of the agave family with long leaves and spikes of white or creamy-white flowers, native to arid regions of North America and the Caribbean.


From the taĆ­no word yuca.


  1. The yucca plant was an important source of food, fiber, and soap for indigenous peoples in the southwestern United States.
  2. The yucca's spiky leaves were used for weaving baskets and sandals.
  3. The yucca plant is well-adapted to hot, dry conditions and can be grown in a variety of soils.
  4. The yucca's white flowers are a popular choice for desert gardens.
  5. The yucca was an important part of the ecosystem, providing habitat and food for a variety of animals, including the yucca moth.
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