soft fiber

noun

Definition of soft fiber

: any of various cordage or textile fibers (such as flax, hemp, jute, or ramie) obtained from the stems of plants and typically of softer texture and greater length than hard fibers obtained from leaves : bast sense 2

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“Soft fiber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soft%20fiber. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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