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Bast Fiber - Common textile terms and their meaning**

Textile Terms

Definition:

Bast fibers are a group of fibers that are obtained from the stems of certain tall plants and used for clothing, rope and paper-making.

Examples of bast fibers include: flax (linen), hemp, jute, kenaf, ramie (China grass) nettles, abaca, musa.

B>Translations:


trans:   lubjanoe volokno; lyko
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

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