Definition of dasylirion
1 capitalized : a genus of plants (family Liliaceae) related to Yucca and Dracaena that are native to Mexico and the southwestern U.S. and have a woody stem, stiff sword-shaped leaves, and small white flowers
2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Dasylirion
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Origin and Etymology of dasylirion
New Latin, from dasy- + Greek leirion lily
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