Definition of Leucadendron

1. Noun. Large genus of evergreen trees and shrubs having silvery white leaves and solitary terminal flowers with conspicuous silvery bracts.

Exact synonyms: Genus Leucadendron
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Proteaceae, Protea Family, Proteaceae
Member holonyms: Leucadendron Argenteum, Silver Tree



Definition of Leucadendron

1. n. A genus of evergreen shrubs from the Cape of Good Hope, having handsome foliage. Leucadendron argenteum is the silverboom of the colonists.

Definition of Leucadendron

1. Noun. (botany) Any of the genus ''Leucadendron'' of evergreen shrubs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Leucadendron

1. A genus of evergreen shrubs from the Cape of Good Hope, having handsome foliage. Leucadendron argenteum is the silverboom of the colonists. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. White + tree. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leucadendron

lettsomites
lettuce
lettuce-bird
lettuce leaf
lettuce opium
lettuceless
lettucelike
lettuces
lettucey
lettucy
letuaries
letuary
letup
letups
leuc-
leucadendron (current term)
leucadendrons
leucaemia
leucaniline
leucanilines
leucazolitmin
leucemia
leucemias
leucemic
leuch
leuchaemia
leuchen
leuchæmia
leucin
leucinal

Literary usage of Leucadendron

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1. St. Helena: a Physical, Historical, and Topographical Description of the by John Charles Melliss (1875)
"*P. leucadendron, Hk. ... Endl.; L. leucadendron, DC; Solidago leucadendron, Forst.—Native " He- cabbage-tree;" a branching tree about twelve feet high, ..."

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