[kuh-boo-yuh; Spanish kah-voo-yah]
noun, plural ca·bu·yas [kuh-boo-yuh z; Spanish kah-voo-yahs] /kəˈbu yəz; Spanish kɑˈvu yɑs/.
Origin of cabuya
< Spanish < Taino
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Historical Examples of cabuya
They are five in number, twisted from the fibres of the cabuya, or maguey plant, and are about four inches thick.