Definitions for kenafkəˈnæf

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  1. kenaf, deccan hemp(noun)

    fiber from an East Indian plant Hibiscus cannabinus

  2. kenaf, kanaf, deccan hemp, bimli, bimli hemp, Indian hemp, Bombay hemp, Hibiscus cannabinus(noun)

    valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation

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  1. kenaf(Noun)

    Hibiscus cannabinus, an annual or biennial herbaceous plant found mainly in Asia.

  2. kenaf(Noun)

    The fibre obtained from this plant, similar to jute.

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  1. Kenaf

    Kenaf [etymology: Persian], Hibiscus cannabinus, is a plant in the Malvaceae family. Hibiscus cannabinus is in the genus Hibiscus and is probably native to southern Asia, though its exact natural origin is unknown. The name also applies to the fibre obtained from this plant. Kenaf is one of the allied fibres of jute and shows similar characteristics.


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