crin vegetal

noun

crin ve·​ge·​tal
ˌkraⁿˌvāzhāˈtȧl
plural crins vegetal or crin vegetals
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: the fiber of the European hemp palm

Word History

Etymology

French crin végétal, literally, vegetable hair

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crin vegetal was in 1859

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“Crin vegetal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crin%20vegetal. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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