cana espina

noun
ca·​na es·​pi·​na | \ ¦känyəeˈspēnə \

Definition of cana espina

: a valuable bamboo (Bambusa spinosa) of tropical Asia grown in the Philippines and used in building

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History and Etymology for cana espina

Spanish caña espina, literally, spiny cane

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“Cana espina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cana%20espina. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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