silverboom
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. [1913 Webster]

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  • Silverboom — Sil ver*boom , n. [D. zilver silver + boom tree.] (Bot.) See {Leucadendron}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leucadendron argenteum — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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