gravata

noun
grav·a·ta | \¦gravə¦tä\
plural -s

Definition of gravata 

: 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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History and Etymology for gravata

Portuguese gravatá, caravatá, from Tupi carawatá, curuwatá

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