feminine noun
1. (botany) 
a. pita 
Las hojas de la cabuya son muy carnosas.Pita leaves are very fleshy.
2. (cord) (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 (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.
1. (general) 
a. rope () 
(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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