cabuya

noun ca·bu·ya \kəˈbüyə\
variants: less commonly

cabuja

or

cabulla

\kəˈbüyə\

Definition of cabuya

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  any of several hard fibers (as sisal, cajun, or Mauritius hemp)

  2. 2 :  a plant yielding cabuya — see giant cabuya

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Origin and Etymology of cabuya

Spanish, from Taino


First Known Use: 1870


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