chingma

noun
ching·​ma | \ ˈchiŋˈmä \
plural -s

Definition of chingma

: the bast fiber of Indian mallow used for cordage

called also China jute, Chinese jute

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History and Etymology for chingma

Chinese (Pekingese) ch'ing3ma2

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“Chingma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chingma. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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