pita thread


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pita \Pi"ta\, n. [Sp.] (Bot.)
      (a) A fiber obtained from the Agave Americana and other
          related species, -- used for making cordage and paper.
          Called also pita fiber, and pita thread.
      (b) The plant which yields the fiber.
          [1913 Webster]
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