agave family


noun

the plant family Agavaceae, characterized by herbaceous or woody plants having rhizomes, a basal cluster of toothed, sword-shaped leaves, and a tall, dense spike of flowers, including the agave, century plant, dracaena, sansevieria, sisal, and yucca.

Nearby words

  1. agatho,
  2. agathocles,
  3. agathon,
  4. agatize,
  5. agave,
  6. agawam,
  7. agaze,
  8. agaña,
  9. agba,
  10. agc

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