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Sisal hemp
Sisal grass Si*sal" grass`, Sisal hemp Si*sal" hemp`, The prepared fiber of the Agave Americana, or American aloe, used for cordage; -- so called from Sisal, a port in Yucatan. See Sisal hemp, under Hemp.
Sisal hemp
Hemp Hemp (h[e^]mp), n. [OE. hemp, AS. henep, h[ae]nep; akin to D. hennep, OHG. hanaf, G. hanf, Icel. hampr, Dan. hamp, Sw. hampa, L. cannabis, cannabum, Gr. ka`nnabis, ka`nnabos; cf. Russ. konoplia, Skr. [,c]a[.n]a; all prob. borrowed from some other language at an early time. Cf. Cannabine, Canvas.] 1. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Cannabis (C. sativa), the fibrous skin or bark of which is used for making cloth and cordage. The name is also applied to various other plants yielding fiber. 2. The fiber of the skin or rind of the plant, prepared for spinning. The name has also been extended to various fibers resembling the true hemp. African hemp, Bowstring hemp. See under African, and Bowstring. Bastard hemp, the Asiatic herb Datisca cannabina. Canada hemp, a species of dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum), the fiber of which was used by the Indians. Hemp agrimony, a coarse, composite herb of Europe (Eupatorium cannabinum), much like the American boneset. Hemp nettle, a plant of the genus Galeopsis (G. Tetrahit), belonging to the Mint family. Indian hemp. See under Indian, a. Manila hemp, the fiber of Musa textilis. Sisal hemp, the fiber of Agave sisalana, of Mexico and Yucatan. Sunn hemp, a fiber obtained from a leguminous plant (Crotalaria juncea). Water hemp, an annual American weed (Acnida cannabina), related to the amaranth.

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- Sisal (/ˈsaɪsəl/, Spanish: [siˈsal]), with the botanical name Agave sisalana, is a species of flowering plant native to southern Mexico but widely cultivated...
- yield fiber, for instance, Agave sisalana, the sisal hemp, and Agave decipiens, the false sisal hemp. Agave americana is the source of pita fiber, and...
- famous. The traditional Igbo weaving as demonstrated in Akwete processes sisal, hemp, raffia, cotton or other fibres into finished products. While the co****...
- hemp" Sisal (Agave sisalana), known also as "sisal hemp" Hemp hurds, hemp wood, the inner portion of the hemp stalk separated from the fiber Hemp jewelry...
- producing "manila" rope from leaves Piña, from pineapple leaves Sisal, an agave Bowstring Hemp, a common house plant, also Sansevieria roxburghiana, Sansevieria...
- and lock-side to ****ist in ascent and descent. Regular mooring lines Sisal Hemp Steel wire Polyethylene Polypropylene Polyester (e.g., used for deepsea...
- banknotes. It is classified as a hard fiber, along with coir, henequin and sisal. The abacá plant is stoloniferous, meaning that the plant produces runners...
- (nylons) each have about 40% market by volume. Other plant fibers (jute, sisal, hemp) represent about 20% of the market. Rayon, cellophane and other "regenerated...
- Watson) A.Berger – N. Mexico Agave sisalana PerrineMaguey de Sisal, Sisal, Sisal Hemp - Chiapas; widely cultivated for fiber; naturalized in Spain, Ecuador...
- made with manila hemp fiber broke at 195 lb (88 kg), plaster mixed with sisal hemp at 150 lb (68 kg), jute at 145 lb (66 kg), and goats' hair at 144 lb (65 kg)...