noun grav·a·ta \¦gravə¦tä\

Definition of gravata



  1. :  a tough resistant cordage fiber obtained from the leaves of a South American bromeliad (Ananas sagenaria) that is closely related to the cultivated pineapple

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Origin and Etymology of gravata

Portuguese gravatá, caravatá, from Tupi carawatá, curuwatá

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to cast off or become cast off

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