pangane

noun
pan·​ga·​ne | \ päŋˈgä(ˌ)nā\
plural -s

Definition of pangane

1 : an East African bowstring hemp (Sansevieria kirkii)
2 : the strong leaf fiber of the pangane used for cordage

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History and Etymology for pangane

probably from Pangani, river and town in Tanganyika Territory, East Africa

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