bast fiber

noun

Definition of bast fiber

: 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


Medical Dictionary

bast fiber

noun \ ˈbast- \

medical Definition of bast fiber

: 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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