noun kar·a·tas \ˈkarəˌtas\

Definition of karatas

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of tropical American plants (family Bromeliaceae) with the flowers in dense terminal heads

  2. 2 plural -es :  any plant of the genus Karatas (especially K. plumieri)

  3. 3 -es :  silk grass 3b

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Origin and Etymology of karatas

New Latin, from Tupi carautá, caragoatá karatas

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