Ixtle Ix"tle Ixtil Ix"til, n. The fine, soft fiber of the bromeliaceous plant {Bromelia sylvestris}.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Ixtle — Ix tle, Ixtli Ix tli([i^]x tl[ e]), n. 1. (Bot.) A Mexican name for a variety of {Agave rigida}, which furnishes a strong coarse fiber; also, the fiber itself, which is called also {pita}, and {Tampico fiber}. [Written also {istle}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ixtle — Ixtle, s. Agave …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Ixtle — Ixtle, s.v.w. Istle …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • ixtle — [ikst(ə)l] n. m. ÉTYM. 1931; mot mexicain. ❖ ♦ Didact. Plante textile, agave ou yucca …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ixtle — [ikst′lē, ist′lē] n. ISTLE …   English World dictionary

  • Ixtle — El ixtle (del náhuatl ichtli ixtle ) es una fibra textil usada en México desde la época de Mesoamérica. Proviene del maguey, del género agave, y se da en diversos estados del sur de México. Se utiliza en la industria textil, alimenticia,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • ixtle — (iscle [ískle] < Nahuatl ichtli; also ixtle < Nahuatl ixtli)    OED: 1883. A fiber obtained from an agave or yucca plant, used to make carpets, nets, ropes, and other items. The OED indicates that it comes from Bromelia sylvestris and… …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • ixtle — {{#}}{{LM I41777}}{{〓}} {{[}}ixtle{{]}} ‹ix·tle› {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} {{♂}}En zonas del español meridional,{{♀}} fibra vegetal que se usa para fabricar cuerdas y otros objetos. {{★}}{{\}}ETIMOLOGÍA:{{/}} Del náhuatl ixtli …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • ixtle — variant of istle * * * ixtle, ixtli see istle …   Useful english dictionary

  • ixtle — /iks tlee, ist lee/, n. istle. * * * …   Universalium

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