African bowstring hemp


Definition of African bowstring hemp

: a bowstring hemp (Sansevieria guineensis) of tropical Africa

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First Known Use of African bowstring hemp

circa 1814, in the meaning defined above

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“African bowstring hemp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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