Definition of Needle palm

1. Noun. Yucca with long stiff leaves having filamentlike appendages.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Needle Palm

needle bath
needle bearing
needle biopsy
needle blight
needle bush
needle cast
needle culture
needle forceps
needle furze
needle gun
needle in a haystack
needle lace
needle palm (current term)
needle point tracing
needle rush
needle sharing
needle spike rush
needle time
needle valve
needle valves
needle wood

Literary usage of Needle palm

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"needle palm. One species ranging from SC to Fla. It is a dwarf fan palm with erect or creeping trunk 2-3 ft. long, and long-stalked nearly round deeply and ..."

2. The Criminal Prisons of London, and Scenes of Prison Life by Henry Mayhew, John Binny (1862)
"On coming from the frame they are brought to a prisoner, who binds them with a needle, palm, and pincers. The deputy- governor informed us that on the day ..."

3. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"YUCCA (ADAM'S NEEDLE ; PALM LILY). A genus of distinct and stately perennials with a low or tall woody stem often branching and tree-like, and bearing at ..."

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