tecum fiber
Tucum Tu"cum, n. [So called by the Indians of Brazil.] A fine, strong fiber obtained from the young leaves of a Brazilian palm ({Astrocaryum vulgare}), used for cordage, bowstrings, etc.; also, the plant yielding this fiber. Called also {tecum}, and {tecum fiber}. [1913 Webster]

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  • tecum — Tucum Tu cum, n. [So called by the Indians of Brazil.] A fine, strong fiber obtained from the young leaves of a Brazilian palm ({Astrocaryum vulgare}), used for cordage, bowstrings, etc.; also, the plant yielding this fiber. Called also {tecum},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astrocaryum vulgare — Tucum Tu cum, n. [So called by the Indians of Brazil.] A fine, strong fiber obtained from the young leaves of a Brazilian palm ({Astrocaryum vulgare}), used for cordage, bowstrings, etc.; also, the plant yielding this fiber. Called also {tecum},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tucum — Tu cum, n. [So called by the Indians of Brazil.] A fine, strong fiber obtained from the young leaves of a Brazilian palm ({Astrocaryum vulgare}), used for cordage, bowstrings, etc.; also, the plant yielding this fiber. Called also {tecum}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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