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coir

 (koir)
n.
The fiber obtained from the husk of a coconut, used in making rope and matting and as a medium for cultivating plants.

[Malayalam kayar, cord, from kayaru, to be twisted.]

coir

(kɔɪə)
n
(Textiles) the fibre prepared from the husk of the coconut, used in making rope and matting
[C16: from Malayalam kāyar rope, from kāyaru to be twisted]

coir

(kɔɪr)

n.
the prepared fiber of the husk of the coconut, used in making rope, matting, etc.
[1575–85; Tamil kayiṟu rope]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coir - stiff coarse fiber from the outer husk of a coconut
fiber, fibre - a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
Translations

coir

[ˈkɔɪər] ncoco m coir mattingcoir matting ntapis m en coco

coir

nKokosfaser f, → Coir nt or f
References in classic literature ?
Once a week Deesa led Moti Guj down to the river, and Moti Gui lay on his side luxuriously in the shallows, while Deesa went over him with a coir swab and a brick.
Little Toomai was just going to sleep, too, when he heard the coir string snap with a little "tang," and Kala Nag rolled out of his pickets as slowly and as silently as a cloud rolls out of the mouth of a valley.
Debbie Powell, director of marketing for Homemaker, said the company offers a few different constructions for outdoors, with coir and natural fibers making the largest impact.