hard-fiber

1 of 2

adjective

: vulcanized with zinc chloride
used of paper or boards

hard fiber

2 of 2

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

hard entry 1 + fiber, noun

Noun

hard entry 1 + fiber, noun

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Dictionary Entries Near hard-fiber

hard fescue

hard-fiber

hard fiber

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“Hard-fiber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard-fiber. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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