pua hemp

noun \ˈpüə-\

Definition of pua hemp

  1. 1 :  an East Indian shrub (Maoutia puya) of the family Urticaceae the bast fiber of which is used for cordage

  2. 2 :  the fiber of the pua hemp shrub

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Origin and Etymology of pua hemp

pua of unknown origin

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