juamave

noun
jua·​ma·​ve | \ (h)wəˈmävē \
variants: or less commonly juamave istle
plural -s

Definition of juamave

: a high-grade istle derived from a Mexican agave (Agave funkiana) and characterized by long pale flexible fibers

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History and Etymology for juamave

perhaps irregular from Jaumave, town in eastern Mexico

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“Juamave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juamave. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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