Adam's needle(redirected from Adam's needles)
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Any of several closely related stemless or nearly stemless plants of the genus Yucca, especially Y. filamentosa and Y. flaccida of the southeast United States, having long thin leaves and clusters of fragrant white or off-white flowers.
[From the spines on its leaves.]
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|Noun||1.||Adam's needle - yucca with long stiff leaves having filamentlike appendages|
yucca - any of several evergreen plants of the genus Yucca having usually tall stout stems and a terminal cluster of white flowers; warmer regions of North America