Spanish bayonet

noun

Definition of Spanish bayonet

: any of several yuccas especially : one (Yucca aloifolia) of the southeastern U.S. and West Indies with rigid spine-tipped leaves

First Known Use of Spanish bayonet

1843, in the meaning defined above

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