imbe

noun
im·​be | \ (ˈ)im¦bā \
plural -s

Definition of imbe

1 : a cordage fiber derived from the stems of an epiphytic Brazilian plant (Philodendron imbe)
2 : the plant that yields imbe fiber

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History and Etymology for imbe

Portuguese imbé, from Tupi

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“Imbe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imbe. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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