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American agave

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Definition of the noun american agave

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  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 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 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 previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

Agave Americana, or common American agave: stemless; leaves tooth-thorny. The great American aloe, as it is commonly called, has been long preserved in the English gardens, -where, for many years past, (here have been several of the ...

Google previewA Pocket Botanical Dictionary (1838)

by Sir Joseph Paxton, John Lindley

america'na, Common American Agave ; great American Aloe ; stem- less ; leaves toothed, spiny ; scape branched ; tube of corol contracted in the middle ; stem longer than corol ; flowers yellow ; August, October ; height twenty feet.

Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1835)

by Philip Miller

The common American agave (or great American ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2009)

by Andrew M. Colman

[From Spanish mezcal, from Nahuatl mexcalli mescal liquor, from metl the tropical American agave plant + lxcalll a stew or concoction] mesencephalic locomotor region n. An area of the 'reticular formation in the mesencephalon or midbrain ...

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