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- Tropical plant native to the Philippines grown for its textile and papermaking fibre (Musa textilis) also called Manila hemp.
- The fiber/fibre of this plant.
noun (infl, en, noun)
- Among weavers, yarn for the warp. Hence, abb wool is wool for the abb.
- (grammar) A category of words, such as big or heavy, that modify or describe a noun and which can usually be used both attributively and predicatively, be graded, and be modified by an adverb.
- Additional or adjunct.
- 1899, w:John Jay Chapman, John Jay Chapman, Emerson and Other Essays, AMS Press (1969) (as http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/13088 reproduced in Project Gutenberg)
- : In fact, God is of not so much importance in Himself, but as the end towards which man tends. That irreverent person who said that Browning uses "God" as a pigment made an accurate criticism of his theology. In Browning, God is to man.
- Applying to methods of enforcement and rules of procedure.
- a lustrous silk fabric used for headscarfs
noun (alpaca, pl2=alpacas)
- A sheeplike animal of the Andes. It is a South American member of the camel family, Camelidae (order Artiodactyla), of mammals; its Latin name is Lama pacos. It is closely related to the llama, guanaco, and vicuí±a, which are referred to collectively as lamoid, lamoids.
- Fabric made from the hair of a rabbit
- An item sewn on for decorative reasons.
- A tapestry or wall hanging.
- a Tatar city and region in Russia, located on the Volga River, conquered by Ivan the Terrible in 1556.
- (archaic) astrakhan fleece
- 1891: Heavy bands of were slashed across the sleeves and fronts of his double-breasted coat " Arthur Conan Doyle, "A Scandal In Bohemia" (Norton 2005 p.14)