ixtle


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ix·tle

 (ĭs′lē, ĭst′-)
n.
Variant of istle.

ixtle

(ˈɪkstlɪ; ˈɪst-)
n
(Textiles) a variant of istle

is•tle

(ˈɪst li)

also ixtle



n.
a fiber from any of several tropical American agave or yucca plants, used in making bagging, carpets, etc.
[1880–85; < Mexican Spanish istle, ixtle < Nahuatl īchtli]