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Noun: paloverde  ,pa-low'vehr,dey or ,pa-low'vur-dee
  1. A thorny shrub of the genus Cercidium that grows in dry parts of the southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico; has smooth light green bark and racemes of yellow flowers and small leaves
Noun: palo verde
  1. Densely branched spiny tree of southwestern United States having showy yellow flowers and blue-green bark; sometimes placed in genus Cercidium
    - Parkinsonia florida, Cercidium floridum

Derived forms: palo verdes, paloverdes

Type of: bush, shrub, tree

Part of: genus Parkinsonia, Parkinsonia

Encyclopedia: Paloverde, California

Palo verde