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ramie

noun ra·mie \ˈrā-mē, ˈra-\

Definition of RAMIE

1
:  an Asian perennial plant (Boehmeria nivea) of the nettle family
2
a :  the strong lustrous bast fiber of ramie capable of being spun or woven
b :  fabric made of ramie often resembling linen or silk

Origin of RAMIE

Malay rami
First Known Use: 1832

Other Textiles Terms

batt, bias, brocade, duck, flock, lawn, toile

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