caroa

noun
ca·roa | \¦karə¦wä\
plural -s

Definition of caroa 

1 : a Brazilian plant (Neoglaziovia variegata) related to the pinguin

2 : the silky resistant leaf fiber of the caroa plant used especially locally in making cordage, coarse cloth, and paper

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History and Etymology for caroa

Portuguese caroá, from Tupi

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