natural fiber

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Noun1.natural fiber - fiber derived from plants or animals
pandanus - fiber from leaves of the pandanus tree; used for woven articles (such as mats)
New Zealand cotton - a fiber from the bast of New Zealand ribbon trees that resembles cotton fiber
bowstring hemp - strong fiber that resembles hemp; obtained from sansevieria and used for e.g. cordage
bast, bast fiber - strong woody fibers obtained especially from the phloem of from various plants
fiber, fibre - a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
animal fiber, animal fibre - fiber derived from animals
plant fiber, plant fibre - fiber derived from plants
staple fiber, staple fibre, staple - a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn; "staple fibers vary widely in length"
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