[ mɐnˈɪlə mˈe͡ɪɡi], [ mɐnˈɪlə mˈeɪɡi], [ m_ɐ_n_ˈɪ_l_ə m_ˈeɪ_ɡ_i]
Related words: manila maguey seeds, manila maguey leaves, manila maguey flower, is the manila maguey edible, do manila magueys have spines, is the manila maguey poisonous, what is the manila maguey plant
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How to use "Manila maguey" in context?
The maguey is a slow-growing, spiny perennial plant which originated in the American Southwest. It was used by the ancient Maya and Aztecs as a source of fiber,incense, and liquor. Today, maguey is still used to produce these items in some parts of Mexico. Maguey fibers are also used inmaking cordage, twine, sail cloth, and mesh.
Maguey can grow as tall as 20 feet and can produce up to 2 tons of fiber a year. The leaves are sharp and spiny and the stems are thick and woody.
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