hard-fiber

adjective

Definition of hard-fiber

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: vulcanized with zinc chloride used of paper or boards

hard fiber

noun

Definition of hard fiber (Entry 2 of 2)

: leaf fiber with heavily lignified walls that is hard and stiff in texture and is used in making cordage, twine, and textiles

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History and Etymology for hard-fiber

Adjective

hard entry 1 + fiber, noun

Noun

hard entry 1 + fiber, noun

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“Hard-fiber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard-fiber. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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