Definition of Adam's needle in English:

Adam's needle


  • another term for yucca
    • ‘For landlubbers, a hiking trail winds through oak and mesquite forest, punctuated by the occasional Adam's needle cacti.’
    • ‘There is much confusion regarding how many species of Adam's needle there are.’
    • ‘The common yucca, Y. filamentosa, is also known as Eve's thread or Adam's needle, since both threads and needles can be made from the leaves.’