Definitions for yuccaˈyʌk ə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any New World plant of the genus Yucca, of the agave family, having rigid sword-shaped leaves and white flowers borne in a dense terminal cluster.
Origin of yucca:
1655–65; < NL, appar. < Sp; perh. orig. identical with yuca cassava
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
Any of several evergreen plants, of the genus Yucca, having long, pointed, and rigid leaves at the top of a woody stem, and bearing a large panicle of showy white blossoms.
The Yucca mountain.
see Flicker, n., 2
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
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A genus (and common name) in the AGAVACEAE family. It is known for SAPONINS in the root that are used in SOAPS.