from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Then, contrary to Naomi’s assurance, she tells Boaz what to do: “Spread your wing [kanaf, translated “cloak” in the NRSV] over your servant, for you are next-of-kin.”

    Ruth: Bible.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.