African bowstring hemp

noun
bowstring hemp of South Africa
Hypernyms: ↑sansevieria, ↑bowstring hemp

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized A
: a bowstring hemp (Sansevieria guineensis) of tropical Africa

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  • bowstring hemp — noun Date: circa 1858 any of various Asian and African sansevierias; also its soft tough leaf fiber used especially in cordage …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • African hemp — noun 1. bowstring hemp of South Africa • Syn: ↑African bowstring hemp, ↑Sansevieria guineensis • Hypernyms: ↑sansevieria, ↑bowstring hemp 2. large shrub of South Africa having many conspicuously hairy branches with large hairy leaves and clusters …   Useful english dictionary

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