Furcraea

noun Fur·craea

Definition of Furcraea

  1. :  a genus of tropical American succulent plants (family Agavaceae or Asparagaceae) that have sword-shaped leaves and whitish flowers, are closely related to the agaves, and that are often cultivated for ornamental use or for the strong, durable fiber obtained from the leaves — see cajun fique giant cabuya

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Origin and Etymology of furcraea

New Latin, after Count Antoine F. de Fourcroy †1809 French chemist


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