Amianthus

• (n.) Earth flax, or mountain flax; a soft silky variety of asbestus.
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Amianthus

Am`i·an'thus noun [ Latin amiantus , Greek ... ... (lit., unsoiled stone) a greenish stone, like asbestus; 'a priv. + ... to stain, to defile; so called from its incombustibility.] (Min.) Earth flax, or mountain flax; a soft silky variety of asbestus.
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Amianthus

Amianthus is a soft, silky variety of asbestos.
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