Ambary 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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  • 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hibiscus cannabinus — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jiangsu — Coordinates: 32°54′N 119°48′E / 32.9°N 119.8°E / 32.9; 119.8 …   Wikipedia

  • Kenaf — taxobox name = Kenaf regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Malvales familia = Malvaceae genus = Hibiscus species = H. cannabinus binomial = Hibiscus cannabinus binomial authority …   Wikipedia

  • kenaf — /keuh naf /, n. 1. a tropical plant, Hibiscus cannabinus, of the mallow family, yielding a fiber resembling jute. 2. the fiber itself, used for cordage and textiles. Also called deccan hemp, ambary. [1890 95; < Pers kanaf, var. of kanab; c. HEMP] …   Universalium

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