zapupe

noun

za·​pu·​pe
zəˈpü(ˌ)pē,
pə-
plural -s
1
: any of various Mexican agaves (as Agave zapupe and A. deweyana) that yield fiber somewhat similar to henequen
2
: the fiber of a zapupe

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American Spanish

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“Zapupe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zapupe. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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