Definition of Cordyline

1. Noun. Asiatic and Pacific trees or shrubs; fragments of the trunk will regrow to form whole plants.




Definition of Cordyline

1. Noun. Any member of the genus ''Cordyline'' of woody monocotyledonous flowering plants, native to the western Pacific Ocean region. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cordyline

corduroy road
corduroyed
corduroying
corduroylike
corduroys
cordwain
cordwainer
cordwaineries
cordwainers
cordwainery
cordwains
cordwood
cordwoods
cordy pulse
cordycepin
cordyline (current term)
cordylines
cordylobiasis
core
core-inflation
core-level
core biopsy
core bit
core competency
core constituency
core constituent
core curriculum
core drill
core drills
core dump

Literary usage of Cordyline

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1887)
"It was noticed in Peradeniya Gardens that when, by reason of the weight of the head of leaves, stems of cordyline australis assumed an oblique or horizontal ..."

2. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"Genus cordyline cordyline (Greek, ... Principal Species. . . . , , cordyline AUSTRALIS (Southern). Stem stout, branch- ing, 10 to 40 feet high. ..."

3. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1861)
"cordyline INDIVISA Kunth. ... The present subject was originally called a Dracaena, but is now known as cordyline. Its recent introduction has made quite a ..."

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