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cabbage tree

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1. (Plants) Also called: ti a tree, Cordyline australis, of New Zealand having a tall branchless trunk and a palmlike top
2. (Plants) any of several other similar trees of the genus Cordyline
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Noun1.cabbage tree - Australian palm with leaf buds that are edible when youngcabbage tree - Australian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young
palm tree, palm - any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
genus Livistona, Livistona - fan palms of Asia and Australia and Malaysia
2.cabbage tree - tree with shaggy unpleasant-smelling toxic bark and yielding strong durable woodcabbage tree - tree with shaggy unpleasant-smelling toxic bark and yielding strong durable wood; bark and seeds used as a purgative and vermifuge and narcotic
Andira, genus Andira - small genus of evergreen trees of tropical America and western Africa
andelmin, angelim - any of several tropical American trees of the genus Andira
3.cabbage tree - elegant tree having either a single trunk or a branching trunk each with terminal clusters of long narrow leaves and large panicles of fragrant white, yellow or red flowerscabbage tree - elegant tree having either a single trunk or a branching trunk each with terminal clusters of long narrow leaves and large panicles of fragrant white, yellow or red flowers; New Zealand
Cordyline, genus Cordyline - Asiatic and Pacific trees or shrubs; fragments of the trunk will regrow to form whole plants
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Cocu (right) said: "We have to have confidence in ourselves but also show respect to opposition.
Cocu knows the former Aberdeen and Caley Thistle midfielder has found himself in a difficult position but says Shinnie can still force his way into his plans.
His Shinnie's only first team action at the Championship Rams was when Cocu fielded a second string side in a Carabao Cup tie against Scunthorpe.
That is according to former Chelsea and Liverpool star Bolo Zenden, who roomed with Cocu during their playing days at Barcelona and was later given his own break in coaching by his old pal at PSV Eindhoven.
As well as the three Dutch league titles he won in five years with PSV, Cocu also developed a reputation for blooding youngsters, most notably Memphis Depay.
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"I am looking forward to joining Phillip Cocu, his coaching staff and the first-team squad from the start of January.
Lawrence laid down a marker for the season with an excellent performance against Huddersfield Town, scoring two superb first-half goals to fire Cocu to a winning start.
Derby boss Cocu added: "To have a player with his leadership, skill, experience, character and work ethic will be huge for us."
We're working on completing the team and I cannot say anything about names before things are done," Cocu told Sky Sports after making a winning start as Derby boss.
Goodman said: "I heard an interview with Phillip Cocu and he was saying that play-offs are the aim -he's set a realistic challenge for his squad.
I think this is the right step in my career - and the right fit," Goal.com quoted Cocu as saying.