agave
noun Etymology: New Latin Agave, genus name, from Latin, a daughter of Cadmus, from Greek Agauē Date: circa 1797 any of a genus (Agave of the family Agavaceae, the agave family) of plants having spiny-margined leaves and flowers in tall spreading panicles and including some cultivated for their fiber or sap or for ornament

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