any New World plant of the genus Agave, requiring many years to mature and blooming once before dying, especially the widely cultivated species A. americana, having leaves in a basal rosette and a tall flower stalk.
an agave, Agave americana, native to tropical America but naturalized elsewhere, having very large spiny greyish leaves and greenish flowers on a tall fleshy stalk. It blooms only once in its life, after 10 to 30 years (formerly thought to flower after a century) Also called American aloe
churl (def 4). Historical Examples noun a freeman of the lowest class in Anglo-Saxon England
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an edible mushroom, Boletus edulis, that grows wild under pine or other evergreen trees: prized for its flavor. Historical Examples noun another name for porcino CEP abbr. congenital erythropoietic porphyria Cepheus (constellation) Committee on Environmental Protection
adjective (botany) having an onion-like smell or taste