heniquen

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henequen, henequin or heniquen (ˈhɛnɪkɪn)
 
n
1.  an agave plant, Agave fourcroydes, that is native to Yucatán
2.  the fibre of this plant, used in making rope, twine, and coarse fabrics
 
[C19: from American Spanish henequén, probably of Taino origin]
 
henequin, henequin or heniquen
 
n
 
[C19: from American Spanish henequén, probably of Taino origin]
 
heniquen, henequin or heniquen
 
n
 
[C19: from American Spanish henequén, probably of Taino origin]

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