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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