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African bowstring hemp

Definition of the noun african bowstring hemp

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noun

  1. bowstring hemp of South Africa

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Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

african bowstring hemp A leaf fiber obtained from Sansevieria metalaca that originated in Africa and also is ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Applied Chemistry (1916)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

African bowstring hemp . Sansevr'en'a guineensis (\Villd.) and others. Bastard hemp . . Dah'sca cannabina (Linn.). 'Bengal or Bombay hemp . Orotalan'a juncea (Linn. ). Bombay hemp (also) . Hibiscus cannabilrfms. oz:Bowstriug (of India) ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1909)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley

be best known species is African bowstring hemp (S. guineensis). One species established in the United States is the Florida bowstring hemp (S. tongiflora). Bow Wlndow. See BAY ...

Google previewA dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1867)

by Dictionary

ouineensis is the African Bowstring Hemp ; 8. Roxburgh- iana is tho Moorva or Marool of the Indian peninsula. The fibre of tho Moorva is very strong and of fine quality, and is suitable for the manufacture of fine string and cordage.

Google previewThe Cyclopædia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature. By Abraham Rees, ... with the Assistance of Eminent Professional Gentlemen. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings, by the Most Disinguished Artists. In Thirthy-nine Volumes. Vol. 1 [- 39] (1819)

African Bowstring Hemp., Willd. n. 1. Ait. n. 1. Curt.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

A valuable fiber-plant, Cordyline Guineensis, yielding African bowstring hemp. See San- sevieria. konnarite, n. See *connarite. konzi (kon'zi), n. [African.] Lichtenstein's hartbeest, Bubalis lichtensteini, a large African antelope which inhabits the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1910)

A valuable fiber-plant, Cordyline Guineensis, yielding African bowstring hemp. See Sansevaerta. konnarite, n. See *connarite. konzi (kon'zi), n. [African.] Lichtenstein's hartbeest, Bubalis lichtensteini, a large African antelope which inhabits the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

A valuable fiber-plant, Cordyline Guineensis, yielding African bowstring hemp. See San86t'lón'td. konnarite, n. See *connarite. konzi (kon'zi), n. £ Lichtenstein's hartbeest, Bubalis lichtensteini, a large African antelope which inhabits the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century cyclopedia of names (1910)

A valuable fiber-plant, Cordyline GuineensILr, yielding African bowstring hemp. See Sansevierw. konnarite, n. See *connaritc. konzi ( kon'zi), 1:. [African] Lichtenstein's hartbeest, Bubalis lichtenstei'ni, a large African ...

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