Flax-plant : Definition

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Definitions of Flax-plant

Pronunciation : Flax"-plant`
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: A plant in new Zealand (Phormium tenax), allied to the lilies and aloes. The leaves are two inches wide and several feet long, and furnish a fiber which is used for making ropes, mats, and coarse cloth.

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Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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