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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Agavaceae — the yuccas.
  • proper noun The Yucca mountain.

Etymologies

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Named after the Caribbean name for cassava meaning Manihot esculenta by botanist Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778).

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