bhabar

noun
bha·​bar | \ ˈbä-bər How to pronounce bhabar (audio) \
plural -s

Definition of bhabar

1 : a valuable Indian fiber grass (Ischaemum angustifolium) used for making mats, rope, and paper

called also baib grass

2 : a sedge (Eriophorum comosum) found with bhabar and used for the same purposes

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Hindi bhābar

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“Bhabar.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bhabar. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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