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American agave

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Definition of the noun american agave

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noun

  1. widely cultivated American monocarpic plant with greenish-white flowers on a tall stalk; blooms only after ten to twenty years and then dies

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Google previewPharmaceutical Lexicon: a dictionary of pharmaceutical science, etc (1873)

by H. V. SWERINGEN

It is called also Maguey, American Agave, &c., &c. AGAv E PU LQUE. A species of Agave which yields a very bitter, viscid, and astringent juice. AGAv E VIRGIN1cA. A species of Agave growing in South Carolina, and called rattlesnake's master ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist; Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany, Etc (1778)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.), John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.)

Common great American Agave. ] Agave with large , widely indented leaves, all the denticles ending in a fharp fpine, and branching flower stem. Karieties. J Common American Agave with gold striped leaves. – Common American Agave with ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1807)

comprehending all the modern improvements in the art ... with correct engravings ... from original drawings by Sydenham Edwards by Alexander MACDONALD (pseud. [i.e. R. W. Dickson.])

Americana, Great American Agave ; 2. A. P. irginica, Great Virginian Agave ; 3. A. vivipara, Viviparous or Childing Agave ; 4. A. jortion, Fetid Agave ; 5. A. lurida, Broad-leaved Vera Cruz Agave ;6. A. tuberosa, Tuberous-rooted Agave.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: agave, American agave, American aloe, century plant Brazil: piteira, caraguatu-acu, caraota-ac.u, gravata-acu Bolivia: ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science (1882)

A Guide for the Pharmaceutist, Druggist, and Physician ; Containing Concise Explanations of the Various Subjects and Terms of Pharmacy, and Appropriate Selections of the Collateral Sciences by Hiram V. Sweringen

It is called also Maguey, American Agave, &c., &c. AGAVK PULQUE. A species of Agave which yields a very bitter, viscid, and astringent juice. AGAVE VIRGINICA. A species of Agave growing in South Carolina, and called rattlesnake's master.

Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1835)

by Philip Miller

The common American agave (or great American ...

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