Adam's needle

Adam's needle


Definition of ADAM'S NEEDLE

:  an often cultivated yucca (Yucca filamentosa) of coastal pine barrens of the eastern United States with a basal rosette of sharp-tipped leaves having loose threads along the margins

First Known Use of ADAM'S NEEDLE

circa 1760


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