Aloe Hemp

ALOE HEMP
A fibre obtained from the Sansevieria zeylanica, and is very similar to Mauritius hemp. The fibres are twisted similar to a rope, but in flat tape form.

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  • aloe hemp — noun 1. : any plant of the genus Agave that yields a hemplike fiber 2. : bowstring hemp …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aloe Fibre — or Mauritius Hemp A fibre obtained from the leaves of various species of the Aloe plant growing in tropical countries, chiefly Africa (see Mauritius Hemp) …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Mauritius Hemp — ALOE FIBRE or Mauritius Hemp A fibre obtained from the leaves of various species of the Aloe plant growing in tropical countries, chiefly Africa (see Mauritius Hemp) MAURITIUS HEMP Also known as aloe fibre and is obtained from the leaf of various …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Mauritius hemp — a tropical American plant, Furcraea foetida, having large, fleshy leaves, cultivated as a source of a hemplike fiber. Also called cabuya. * * * ▪ plant (species Furcraea gigantea),Portuguese  Piteira,  French  Aloe,    plant of the family agave… …   Universalium

  • bowstring hemp — noun 1. hemp obtained from the sansevieria • Hypernyms: ↑hemp 2. strong fiber that resembles hemp; obtained from sansevieria and used for e.g. cordage • Hypernyms: ↑natural fiber, ↑natural fibre • Substance Holonyms: ↑sansevieri …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sisal hemp — Sisal grass Si*sal grass , Sisal hemp Si*sal hemp , The prepared fiber of the {Agave Americana}, or American aloe, used for cordage; so called from Sisal, a port in Yucatan. See {Sisal hemp}, under {Hemp}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bombay aloe — kantalinė agava statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agavinių šeimos pluoštinis augalas (Agave cantula), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Agave cantula angl. Bombay aloe; Bombay hemp; cantala; Cebu maguey; Manila maguey; maquey… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • green-aloe — didysis agavūnas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agavinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pluoštinis augalas (Furcraea foetida), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Furcraea foetida angl. giant cabuya; green aloe; Mauritius hemp vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Bombay hemp — kantalinė agava statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agavinių šeimos pluoštinis augalas (Agave cantula), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Agave cantula angl. Bombay aloe; Bombay hemp; cantala; Cebu maguey; Manila maguey; maquey… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Mauritius-hemp — didysis agavūnas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agavinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pluoštinis augalas (Furcraea foetida), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Furcraea foetida angl. giant cabuya; green aloe; Mauritius hemp vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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