manilla hemp
manilla manilla, manilla hemp manilla hemp, manilla paper manilla paper . See {manila}, {manila hemp}, {manila paper}. [PJC]

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  • Manilla hemp — noun a kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines • Syn: ↑Manila hemp, ↑abaca • Hypernyms: ↑hemp * * * Manila hemp or Manilla hemp noun Abaca plant fibre • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • manilla — manilla, manilla hemp manilla hemp, manilla paper manilla paper . See {manila}, {manila hemp}, {manila paper}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manilla paper — manilla manilla, manilla hemp manilla hemp, manilla paper manilla paper . See {manila}, {manila hemp}, {manila paper}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manilla — may refer to: Currency Manillas, the bracelet currency of West Africa Place names Manilla, New South Wales, Australia Manilla, Indiana, United States Manilla, Iowa, United States Manilla, Ontario, Canada Common erroneous spelling of Manila in the …   Wikipedia

  • manilla paper — noun a strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp • Syn: ↑manila, ↑manila paper, ↑manilla • Hypernyms: ↑paper * * * noun see manila paper …   Useful english dictionary

  • Manilla — Ma·nil·la || mÉ™ nɪlÉ™ n. Manila hemp, fibrous material obtained from the stalks of the abaca plant and used to make ropes and other items; Manila paper, sturdy light brown paper originally made from Manila hemp …   English contemporary dictionary

  • manilla — /meuh nil euh/, n. 1. See Manila hemp. 2. See Manila paper. * * * …   Universalium

  • Manila hemp — noun 1. a kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines • Syn: ↑Manilla hemp, ↑abaca • Hypernyms: ↑hemp 2. Philippine banana tree having leafstalks that yield Manila hemp used for rope and paper etc • Syn: ↑abaca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Manila hemp — n. 1. A fibrous material obtained from the abaca plant ({Musa textilis}), a plant allied to the banana, growing in the Philippine and other East India islands; called also by the native name {abaca}. From it matting, canvas, ropes, and cables are …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manila hemp — For the plant the fiber is from, see Abacá. The packaging of manila hemp (Musa textilis) into bales at Kali Telepak, Besoeki, East Java. Man …   Wikipedia

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