sisal hemp

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Noun1.Sisal hemp - a plant fiber used for making ropesisal hemp - a plant fiber used for making rope  
rope - a strong line
plant fiber, plant fibre - fiber derived from plants
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These are Shea butter, palm trees, coconut, mangoes, bananas and plantains, kenaf and sisal hemp, castor and pineapple, among others.
Sisal derives its name from a small port in the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico through which the earliest supplies of Agave fibers were exported and it became known to commerce as Sisal or 'sisal hemp'.
Sisal hemp is a Caribbean plant, its leaves used for the production of twine.