from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name in Paraguay and northwestern Argentina for a plant of the pineapple family, Bromelia Serra, which yields a long silky fiber resembling pineapple fiber. It is used by the natives for making cordage, sacks, etc.
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The diftinguifhing charafters of the caraguata are not confined to the vegeta - ble kingdonn, nor peculiar to any climate.