ramie

[n] - tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves
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Ramie

Ram'ie (răm'e) noun [ From Malay.] (Botany) The grass-cloth plant ( Bœhmeria nivea ); also, its fiber, which is very fine and exceedingly strong; -- called also China grass , and rhea . See Grass-cloth plant , under Grass .
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ramie

ramee noun tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves; cultivated for the fiber from its woody stems that resembles flax
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Ramie

• (n.) The grass-cloth plant (B/hmeria nivea); also, its fiber, which is very fine and exceedingly strong; -- called also China grass, and rhea. See Grass-cloth plant, under Grass.
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ramie

any of several fibre-yielding plants of the genus Boehmeria, belonging to the nettle family (Urticaceae), and their fibre, one of the bast fibre ... [2 related articles]
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ramie

A bast fiber, similar to flax, taken from the stalk of a plant grown in China.
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Ramie

a bast fibre similar to flax, the fibre used for making linen textiles.
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ramie

ramie: see nettle.
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Ramie

Ramie (Boehmeria nivea) is a flowering plant in the nettle family Urticaceae, native to eastern Asia. It is a herbaceous perennial growing to 1–2.5 m tall; the leaves are heart-shaped, 7–15 cm long and 6–12 cm broad, and white on the underside with dense small hairs—this gives it a silvery appearance; unlike stinging nettles, the hairs do ...
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Ramie

A bast fiber, similar to flax, taken from the stalk of a plant grown in China.
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Ramie

A fiber obtained from the stem of the ramie plant (Boehmeria nivea), a member of the nettle family of plants. See also china grass, green ramie, rhea, and white ramie.
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Ramie

A base fiber, similar to flax, taken from the stalk of a plant grown in China.
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RAMIE

A coarse fiber, ramie fabric is pure white and silk like in appearance. Ramie does not have the fineness and softness sought in fabrics for apparel and interior uses, thus are usually blended with cotton, flax, silk, and some manufactured fibers. Ramie fibers are currently found in the United States in a wide variety of imported apparel items, esp...
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Ramie

Sustainable, linen-like fabric made from a strong natural woody fiber that is similar to flax. It is more stiff, brittle, absorbent and lustrous than flax/linen. Used alone for rope and net, it is blended with other fibers as a flax substitute.
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ramie

strong lustrous fabric resembling linen or silk
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Ramie

from rami, 'the plant of the nettle family which yields this fibre, native to tropical Asia. [Boehmeria nivea.]'
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