cabuya

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cabuya(
kah
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boo
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (botany)
a. pita
Las hojas de la cabuya son muy carnosas.Pita leaves are very fleshy.
2. (cord)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. rope
Los fajos de paja están atados con una cabuya.The bundles of straw are tied up with a rope.
3. (material)
a. pita fiber
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Esta bolsa es muy resistente porque está hecha con cabuyas.This bag's very strong because it's made with pita fibers.
b. pita fibre (United Kingdom)
La red se fabricó usando cabuyas.The net was made using pita fibres.
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cabuya
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. rope
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cabuya
(Latinoamérica) (Botánica) pita; agave; (fibra) pita fibre; (Náutica) (cuerda) rope; cord; especially one made from pita fibre
dar cabuya (Caribe) to put things off
ponerse en la cabuya to cotton on (familiar)
vérsele a algn las cabuyas to see what sb is up to; see what sb's (little) game is
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