Tampico fiber - definition of Tampico fiber by The Free Dictionary
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|1.||A tough vegetable fiber used as a substitute for bristles in making brushes. The piassava and the ixtle are both used under this name.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Wilen's second introduction is constructed with a hardwood block with tampico fibers
surrounding steel wire bristles in the center.