lechuguilla

noun
lech·​u·​gui·​lla
variants: or less commonly lecheguilla \ˌlechəˈgē(y)ə \
plural -s

Definition of lechuguilla 

: any of several Mexican agaves (as Agave lecheguilla) yielding istle fiber

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History and Etymology for lechuguilla

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, wild lettuce, diminutive of lechuga lettuce, from Latin lactuca

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