Joshua tree
noun Date: 1884 a tall branched arborescent yucca (Yucca brevifolia) of arid regions of the southwestern United States that has clustered greenish-white flowers

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  • Joshua Tree — Joshua Tree, CA U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 4207 Housing Units (2000): 2112 Land area (2000): 6.119417 sq. miles (15.849217 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Joshua tree — ☆ Joshua tree n. [? Mormon coinage on the fancied resemblance of the angular branches to the arms of JOSHUA leading the Israelites] a tree (Yucca brevifolia) of the agave family, found in the SW U.S. and characterized by branches that are… …   English World dictionary

  • Joshua tree — Taxobox name = Joshua tree image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Agavaceae genus = Yucca species = Y. brevifolia binomial = Yucca brevifolia binomial authority = Schott ex… …   Wikipedia

  • Joshua Tree — The Joshua Tree (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le Joshua Tree National Park est un parc national des États Unis situé en Californie. Le joshua tree ou « arbre de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Joshua Tree — Original name in latin Joshua Tree Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Los Angeles longitude 34.13473 latitude 116.31307 altitude 836 Population 7414 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Joshua-tree — trumpalapė juka statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agavinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Yucca brevifolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai alui (tirštikliai, kvėpikliai, putojimą… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Joshua tree — /ˈdʒɒʃjuə tri/ (say joshyoohuh tree) noun a tree, Yucca brevifolia, growing in arid or desert regions of the south western United States. See yucca. {with reference to the brandishing of a spear by Joshua. See Joshua 8:18} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Joshua tree — an evergreen tree, Yucca brevifolia, growing in arid or desert regions of the southwestern U.S., having long, twisted branches. Also called tree yucca. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • Joshua tree — Josh′ua tree n. pln an evergreen tree, Yucca brevifolia, with long, twisted branches, growing in arid regions of the southwestern U.S …   From formal English to slang

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