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Meaning of LEUCADENDRON

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  large genus of evergreen trees and shrubs having silvery white leaves and solitary terminal flowers with conspicuous silvery bracts
 

LEUCADENDRON is a 12 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: genus Leucadendron
 
 See Also: dicot genus, family Proteaceae, Leucadendron argenteum, magnoliopsid genus, protea family, Proteaceae, silver tree

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Leu`ca*den"dron\ (l[=u]`k[.a]*d[e^]n"dr[o^]n), n.
[NL., fr. Gr. leyko`s white + de`ndron tree.] (Bot.)
A genus of evergreen shrubs from the Cape of Good Hope,
having handsome foliage. {Leucadendron argenteum} is the
{silverboom} of the colonists.

 

 

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