Definitions of cantala
  1. noun
    Philippine plant yielding a hard fibre used in making coarse twine
    synonyms: Agave cantala, maguey
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    type of:
    American aloe, agave, century plant
    tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes; some cultivated for ornament or for fiber
  2. noun
    hard fiber used in making coarse twine; from Philippine agave plants
    synonyms: Cebu maguey, manila maguey
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    type of:
    fiber, fibre
    a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
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