Cantala meaning

kăn-tälə
A species of agave (Agave cantala) cultivated chiefly in warm regions of the Old World for its leaf fibers.
noun
0
0
The fiber of this plant, used for twine, rope, and nets.
noun
0
0
A hard fiber derived from the leaves of an agave (Agave cantala): used in making twine.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of cantala

  • New Latin specific epithet perhaps from Sanskrit kaṇṭalaḥ babul from kaṇṭaḥ thorn

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition