Definition of Cantala

1. Noun. Hard fiber used in making coarse twine; from Philippine agave plants.

Exact synonyms: Cebu Maguey, Manila Maguey
Generic synonyms: Fiber, Fibre



2. Noun. Philippine plant yielding a hard fibre used in making coarse twine.
Exact synonyms: Agave Cantala, Maguey
Generic synonyms: Agave, American Aloe, Century Plant
Group relationships: Genus Agave

Definition of Cantala

1. a tropical plant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cantala

cansful
canso
cansos
canst
canstick
cansticks
cant
cant dog
cant hook
cant hooks
cant over
cant strip
cantabile
cantabiles
cantal
cantala (current term)
cantalas
cantalope
cantaloup
cantaloupe
cantaloupe vine
cantaloupes
cantaloupey
cantaloups
cantals
cantankerous
cantankerously
cantankerousness
cantar
cantars

Literary usage of Cantala

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1. The School World: A Monthly Magazine of Educational Work and Progress (1902)
"Patriotic School cantala. OKI Notation, i>. öd. ; Sol-fa, od. Words, 2Ü-, or is. ... cantala for Senior Scholars. Old Notation, oil. JACKIE'S DREAM. ..."

2. The Fibrous Plants of India Fitted for Cordage, Clothing, and Paper: With an by John Forbes Royle (1855)
"The Agave is also common in the Bengal Presidency, where it is called cantala; and also bans keora, or " Bamboo Pan- danus." Though, probably most valuable ..."

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