fiber created from the phloem of certain plants and used for matting and cable.
The inner fibrous bark of numerous plants; esp. for the lime tree; ergo, matting, cordage, etc., made therefrom.
A thick pad or hassock. See 2d Bass, 2.
The powerful inner fibrous bark of various woods, specifically of species of linden (Tilia), that the Russia matting of commerce is manufactured.
In botany, a tissue, otherwise known as the liber or phloëm, formed of or containing really thin, lengthy, and tough versatile cells, known as bast-cells or bast-fibers, and occurring many abundantly when you look at the inner bark of dicotyledons.
A rope or cord made from the inner bark for the lime-tree, or even the bark changed to ropes or mats. See bass, 3.
A name sometimes fond of the percentage of raw-silk fibre which envelops the fibroin: practically just like the sericin.
A trade-name of piassava-fiber. See bast-palm, piassava, and bass, 4.
cat- or lion-headed Egyptian goddess; represents life-giving energy of sunshine
(botany) structure that conducts synthesized meals substances (age.g., from leaves) to parts in which needed; is made up mainly of sieve pipes
strong woody fibers acquired especially from phloem of from different flowers