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(Textiles) another name for ambary
[from Persian]
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1. a tropical plant, Hibiscus cannabinus, of the mallow family, yielding a fiber resembling jute.
2. the fiber itself, used for cordage and textiles.
[1890–95; < Persian kanaf; c. hemp]
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Noun1.kenaf - fiber from an East Indian plant Hibiscus cannabinus
bimli, bimli hemp, Bombay hemp, Hibiscus cannabinus, kanaf, kenaf, Indian hemp, deccan hemp - valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation
hemp - a plant fiber
2.kenaf - valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation
hibiscus - any plant of the genus Hibiscus
deccan hemp, kenaf - fiber from an East Indian plant Hibiscus cannabinus
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