coir


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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
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Erlinda Boholts, 55 and a mother of six, says the coco coir industry gives her a daily income of at least P200, more than enough to augment the income of her husband, a village councilman who tends a halfhectare rice and vegetable farm.
The brown, threadlike strands in coir have been used for centuries, notably in ropes and ship rigging.
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