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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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yuccayuc‧ca /ˈjʌkə/ noun [countable]  HBPa desert plant with long pointed leaves on a thick straight stem
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yuccaHeading up an orange-dirt trail, she passes prickly pear cactus and yucca.Apaches from four reservations constructed several structures: a ramada, a sweat lodge and a wickiup covered with bunched yucca strips.I took a shower and washed my hair with his yucca blossom shampoo.There were Moorish arches everywhere and huge earthenware pots filled with whispery green ferns and bright geraniums and spiky yuccas.If the moth were to become extinct, the yuccas would never set seed.If the yuccas disappeared, the moth's caterpillars could not develop.The rest will propagate the yucca.Today the sauteed scallops with yucca pancakes, I recommend.
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