Sisal grass - definition of Sisal grass by The Free Dictionary
|1.||The prepared fiber of the Agave Americana, or American aloe, used for cordage; - so called from Sisal, a port in Yucatan. See Sisal hemp, under Hemp.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The villagers make crafts woven from the local sisal grass
and the students help sell the goods in the North East, with all profits going directly back to the village and its school.