- Mauritian hemp
- Mauritian hemp,1. a plant of the amaryllis family grown in Mauritius, that yields a tough fiber used to make heavy cord and coarse cloth.2. the fibers of this plant.
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mauritius hemp — noun also mauritius ( es) Usage: usually capitalized M : a hard fiber obtained from the leaves of the giant cabuya and used chiefly for cordage and sacking; especially : this fiber as grown on the island of Mauritius * * * a tropical American… … Useful english dictionary