palo verde
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"Palo verde" may also be spelled "paloverde."
palo verde(
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. paloverde
El palo verde abunda, por ejemplo, en el valle de La Orotava en Tenerife.Paloverde abounds, for example, in La Orotava Valley in Tenerife.
b. Jerusalem thorn
Esa planta arbórea de flores amarillas es un palo verde.That tree plant with yellow flowers is a Jerusalem thorn.
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