zapupe

noun
za·​pu·​pe | \ zəˈpü(ˌ)pē, pə- \
plural -s

Definition of zapupe

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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“Zapupe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zapupe. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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