settler's-twine love

settler's-twine

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A grass-like fiber-plant, Gymnostachys anceps, belonging to the arum family, used in New South Wales and Queensland as twine. When used for any purpose where particular strength is required, the leaves are prepared by singeing them in fire or hot ashes. Also called traveler's-grass.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

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