guaxima

noun
gua·​xi·​ma | \ gwäˈshēmə \
plural -s

Definition of guaxima

: a strong soft lustrous cordage fiber produced in parts of Africa and Brazil from Caesar weed

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History and Etymology for guaxima

Portuguese guaxima, guaxuma caesar weed, from Tupi aguaixima

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“Guaxima.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guaxima. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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