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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In India. A grass, Spodiopogon angustifolius, extensively used for making string, mats, and paper.
  • n. A sedge, Eriophorum comosum, frequently associated and mixed with the preceding and used for the same purposes; also used in the construction of rope bridges. Also called bhabar grass.


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