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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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