kenaf

  1. fiber from an East Indian plant Hibiscus cannabinus
  2. valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation

Kenaf

Kenaf [etymology: Persian], Hibiscus cannabinus, is a plant in the Malvaceae family. Hibiscus cannabinus is in the genus Hibiscus and is probably native to southern Asia, though its exact natural origin is unknown. The name also applies to the fibre obtained from this plant. Kenaf is one of the allied fibres of jute and shows similar characteristi...
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kenaf

(species Hibiscus cannabinus), fast-growing plant of the hibiscus, or mallow, family (Malvaceae) and its fibre, one of the bast fibre group. It is ... [1 related articles]
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Kenaf

A fiber obtained from the stem of the kenaf plant (Hibiscus cannabinus), which is related to cotton and okra. See also ambari, bastard jute, bombay hemp, deccan hemp, and java jute.
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Kenaf

A plant fiber sometimes used to produce paper.
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Kenaf

an East Indian hibiscus widely cultivated for its fiber.
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kenaf

[n] - fiber from an East Indian plant Hibiscus cannabinus 2. [n] - valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation
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