Jeniquen
Jeniquen Je*ni"quen, n. [Sp. jeniquen.] (Bot.) A Mexican name for the Sisal hemp ({Agave rigida}, var. Sisalana); also, its fiber. [Written also {hen[=i]equen}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • jeniquén — m. Col. y P. Rico. pita (ǁ planta amarilidácea) …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • jeniquén — ► sustantivo masculino Colombia, Cuba, P Rico BOTÁNICA Henequén, planta amarilidácea, especie de pita. * * * jeniquén (Col., Cuba, P. Rico) m. *Maguey. ≃ Henequén. * * * jeniquén. m. Col. y P. Rico …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Agave rigida — Jeniquen Je*ni quen, n. [Sp. jeniquen.] (Bot.) A Mexican name for the Sisal hemp ({Agave rigida}, var. Sisalana); also, its fiber. [Written also {hen[=i]equen}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heniequen — Jeniquen Je*ni quen, n. [Sp. jeniquen.] (Bot.) A Mexican name for the Sisal hemp ({Agave rigida}, var. Sisalana); also, its fiber. [Written also {hen[=i]equen}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heniquen — He*ni quen, n. See {Jeniquen}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • 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

  • maguey — (Del taíno de las Grandes Antillas.) ► sustantivo masculino América BOTÁNICA Planta crasa de gran tamaño, con hojas grandes acabadas en punta y con flores amarillentas, que tiene un tallo que puede alcanzar los 10 metros; de sus hojas se extrae… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • henequen — [ hɛnɪkɛn] noun 1》 a fibre resembling sisal, used for binder twine and paper pulp. 2》 a Central American agave from which such fibre is obtained. [Agave fourcroydes.] Origin C17: from Sp. jeniquen, from a local word …   English new terms dictionary

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