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Noun: cabbage tree  ka-bij tree
  1. Australian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young
    - cabbage palm, Livistona australis
  2. Tree with shaggy unpleasant-smelling toxic bark and yielding strong durable wood; bark and seeds used as a purgative and vermifuge and narcotic
    - cabbage bark, cabbage-bark tree, Andira inermis
  3. Elegant tree having either a single trunk or a branching trunk each with terminal clusters of long narrow leaves and large panicles of fragrant white, yellow or red flowers; New Zealand
    - grass tree, Cordyline australis

Derived forms: cabbage trees

Type of: andelmin, angelim, palm, palm tree, tree

Part of: Andira, Cordyline, genus Andira, genus Cordyline, genus Livistona, Livistona

Encyclopedia: Cabbage tree