noun,plural ca·bu·yas [kuh-boo-yuhz; Spanish kah-boo-yahs]. /kəˈbu yəz; Spanish kɑˈβu yɑs/.
First recorded in 1870–75; from Spanish, from Taíno
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How to use cabuya in a sentence
They are five in number, twisted from the fibres of the cabuya, or maguey plant, and are about four inches thick.