yacca

noun

yac·​ca
ˈyakə
plural -s
1
: any of several chiefly West Indian trees of the genus Podocarpus (such as P. coriaceus and P. purdianus)
2
: the wood of a yacca

Word History

Etymology

American Spanish yaca, from Taino

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“Yacca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yacca. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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