kendyr

noun
ken·​dyr
variants: or kendir \(ˈ)ken¦di(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of kendyr 

1 : a strong bast fiber that resembles Indian hemp and is used in Asia as cordage and as a substitute for cotton and hemp

2 : an Old World dogbane (Apocynum venetum) cultivated chiefly in Asiatic Russia for the kendyr that it produces

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History and Etymology for kendyr

Russian & Turkish; Russian kendyr', from Turkish kendir

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