Piassava

Pi·as'sa·va noun [ Portuguese piasaba .] A fibrous product of two Brazilian palm trees ( Attalea funifera and Leopoldinia Piassaba ), -- used in making brooms, and for other purposes. Called also piaçaba and piasaba .
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piassava

A fibrous product of two Brazilian palm trees (Attalea funifera and Leopoldinia Piassaba), used in making brooms, and for other purposes. ... Synonym: piacaba and piasaba. ... Origin: Pg. Piasaba. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Piassava

• (n.) A fibrous product of two Brazilian palm trees (Attalea funifera and Leopoldinia Piassaba), -- used in making brooms, and for other purposes. Called also piacaba and piasaba.
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piassava

(from the article `brush`) ...The hair of other animals such as horses, oxen, squirrels, and badgers is used in certain kinds of household and toilet brushes, as are various ...
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Piassava

Piassava, which is also called piaçaba, piasaba, pissaba, piassaba, and piaçá, is a fibrous product of two Brazilian palms: Attalea funifera and Leopoldinia piassaba. It is often used in making brooms, and for other purposes. ...
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