Any of several tropical plants of the genera Dracaena and Cordyline, some species of which are cultivated as house plants for their decorative foliage.(noun)
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Use "dracaena" in a sentence
"The fruit of the dracaena is a yellow-orange berry."
"In Mexico, dracaena is used as a a border plant, as well as an outdoor potted plant."
"The dracaena, which is seen only in cultivated spots in the Canary"