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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a fiber prepared from the leaves of the Sanseviera Guineensis, a plant found in Africa and India.
  • n. See under African, and Bowstring.

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

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


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