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leucadendron


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leucadendron  \Leu`ca*den"dron\  (l[=u]`k[.a]*d[e^]n"dr[o^]n),  n. 
  [NL.,  fr  Gr  leyko`s  white  +  de`ndron  tree.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  evergreen  shrubs  from  the  Cape  of  Good  Hope, 
  having  handsome  foliage.  {Leucadendron  argenteum}  is  the 
  {silverboom}  of  the  colonists. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Leucadendron 
  n  :  large  genus  of  evergreen  trees  and  shrubs  having  silvery 
  white  leaves  and  solitary  terminal  flowers  with 
  conspicuous  silvery  bracts  [syn:  {Leucadendron},  {genus 
  Leucadendron}] 




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