HyperDic: plant_fiber

English > 1 sense of the expression plant fiber:
NOUNsubstanceplant fiber, plant fibrefiber derived from plants
English > plant fiber: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningFiber derived from plants.
Synonymplant fibre
Narrowerbuntalfine white Philippine fiber from stalks of unopened leaves of talipot palms
cotton, cotton fiber, cotton woolSoft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
flaxFiber of the flax plant that is made into thread and woven into linen fabric
hempA plant fiber
juteA plant fiber used in making rope or sacks
kapok, silk cotton, vegetable silkA plant fiber from the kapok tree
raffia, raphialeaf fibers of the raffia palm tree
red silk cottonA plant fiber from the red silk-cotton tree of eastern India
sisal, sisal hempA plant fiber used for making rope
strawplant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
Broadernatural fiber, natural fibreFiber derived from plants or animals
plant productA product made from plant material

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