bast fiber

noun

Definition of bast fiber

  1. :  a strong woody fiber obtained chiefly from the phloem of plants and used especially in cordage, matting, and fabrics

First Known Use of bast fiber

1852


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noun \ˈbast-\

Medical Definition of bast fiber

  1. :  a strong woody fiber obtained chiefly from the phloem of plants and used especially in cordage, matting, and fabrics—called also bast


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