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Definition of the noun african hemp

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noun

  1. bowstring hemp of South Africa
  2. large shrub of South Africa having many conspicuously hairy branches with large hairy leaves and clusters of conspicuous white flowers

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Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

african hemp See african bowstring hemp. african maguey See zapupe. african mallow Hibiscus furcatus, native to Africa, Asia, and Australia. Fibers are ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

trifasciata Prain English: mother-in-law's tongue, snake plant, bowstring hemp, African bowstring hemp, African hemp Congo: ilanga China: hu wei lan S. zeylanica (L.) Willd. English: bowstring hemp, Ceylon bowstring ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

African hartebeest tora African hemp ife, sisal African hornbill tock African hunting expedition safari African javelin assegai African knife ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

African Hemp Spartina cynceuroides. Fresh-water Cord- grass, Prairie-grass polystachya. Sals-water Reed-grass stricta. Common Cord-grass, Mat-weed, Spart- grass, Twin-spiked Cord-grass Spartium junceum. Rush-Broom, Spanish Broom ...

Google previewThe Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs (2014)

by Jim Gardiner

Zone 6 Sparmannia africana > The African hemp is a vigorous, deciduous shrub that produces large hairy spart'umlunceum ' __ _ leaves and white cup-shaped flowers The SPQTIISh broom is an upright Sorbus poterllfOIId V _ With yellow ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædic Dictionary (1879)

A New and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use by Robert Hunter

African Hemp : A fibre prepared from the leaves of Sanseviera Zeyktnica, a member of the Lily order, extensively distributed through tropical Africa and India. The African Lily : The English name of the liliaceous genus Agapanthus. The AfHcan ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1884)

A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, & Use

% African hemp, Bowstring hemp, is a kind of hemp made in Africa ...

Google previewThe Rural cyclopedia, or A general dictionary of agriculture (1848)

and of the arts, sciences, instruments, and practice, necessary to the farmer, stockfarmer, gardener, forester, landsteward, farrier, &c by John Marius Wilson

The African hemp grows wild over many parts of Senegambia ; and was specially introduced to the notice of the Highland Society, about 16 years ago, by Mr. Hunter, the Colonial Secretary to the settlements on the Gambia ; and is said, in a ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (lexicographer.)

African hemp, the fibre of the plants of the genus Sanse- veira. Bengal hemp, the coarse fibre of the plant Crotalaria juncea. Hemp-agrimony, the plant Eupatoriuin cannabinum.

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1857)

by John Marius Wilson

The African hemp grows wild over many parts of Senegambia; and was spe_ cially introduced to the notice of the Highland Society, about 16 years ago, by Mr. Hunter, the Colonial Secretary to the settlements on the Gambia; and is said, in a ...

Google previewThe Commercial Dictionary of Trade Products, Manufacturing and Technical Terms ... (1872)

by Peter Lund Simmonds

MORGALLE, an African hemp, the fibre of Sansevtera Guineensis. MORTADELLA, Bologna sausages prepared with chopped pork seasoned with wine, ' garlic, and spices, which are equally good raw or cooked. MOSTARDA, a preserve ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopaedia of Commerce, Manufactures, Commercial Law, and Finance (1881)

by Leo de Colange

African Hemp. one of the names of the fibre obtained ...

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