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sisal

noun si·sal \ˈsī-səl, -zəl\

: a strong white fiber made from a tropical plant

Full Definition of SISAL

1
a :  a strong white fiber used especially for cordage and twine —called also sisal hemp
b :  a widely cultivated Mexican agave (Agave sisalana) whose leaves yield sisal
2
:  any of several fibers similar to true sisal
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Origin of SISAL

Sisal, port in Yucatán, Mexico
First Known Use: 1842

Rhymes with SISAL

SISAL Defined for Kids

sisal

noun si·sal \ˈsī-səl, -zəl\

Definition of SISAL for Kids

:  a long strong white fiber made from the leaves of a Mexican plant and used to make rope and twine

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