A fiber obtained from the Agave Americana and other related species, -- used for making cordage and paper. Called also pita fiber, and pita thread.
- A round flat bread of Middle Eastern origin that can be opened to form a pocket for filling. Also called pocket bread.
- Any of several plants of the genus Agave that yield strong leaf fibers. Also called istle.
- The fiber of any of these plants, used in making cordage and paper.