toquilla

noun
to·​qui·​lla | \ tōˈkē(y)ə \
plural -s

Definition of toquilla

1 : jipijapa
2 : a very flexible and durable fiber derived from the leaves of the jipijapa from which panama hats and other wares are plaited

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History and Etymology for toquilla

Spanish, diminutive of toca headdress, toque

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“Toquilla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toquilla. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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