brown Indian hemp
Ambary Am*ba"ry, n., or Ambary hemp Ambary hemp . [Hind. amb[=a]r[=a], amb[=a]r[=i].] A valuable East Indian fiber plant ({Hibiscus cannabinus}), or its fiber, which is used throughout India for making ropes, cordage, and a coarse canvas and sackcloth; -- called also {brown Indian hemp}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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