from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as flax-bush.
- n. A variety of Dianella lævis, an Australian fiber-plant belonging to the lily family. It yields a strong, silky fiber and was formerly much used by the aborigines for making baskets.
- n. In Tasmania, Dianella Tasmanica. Called also broad-leaved flax-lily.
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