Heniquen
Heniquen \He*ni"quen\, n. See {Jeniquen}. [1913 Webster]

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  • heniquen — hen·i·quen …   English syllables

  • heniquen — noun see henequen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Henequen — Taxobox name = Henequen image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Agavaceae genus = Agave species = A. fourcroydes binomial = Agave fourcroydes binomial authority = Lem.Henequen …   Wikipedia

  • henequen — /hen euh kin/, n. the fiber of an agave, Agave fourcroydes, of Yucatán, used for making ropes, coarse fabrics, etc. Also, henequin. [1875 80; < AmerSp henequén, earlier geniquén, jeniquén, heniquén, perh. < an indigenous language of Hispaniola,… …   Universalium

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