Definitions for paloverdeˌpæl oʊˈvɜr di, -ˈvɜrd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pal•o•ver•deˌpæl oʊˈvɜr di, -ˈvɜrd(n.)(pl.)-ver•des.

  1. any of several spiny American desert shrubs of the genus Cercidium, of the legume family, having green bark.

    Category: Plants

Origin of paloverde:

1850–55; < AmerSp: lit., green tree

Princeton's WordNet

  1. paloverde(noun)

    a thorny shrub of the genus Cercidium that grows in dry parts of the southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico; has smooth light green bark and racemes of yellow flowers and small leaves

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