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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ribbon tree, ribbonwood, Plagianthus regius, Plagianthus betulinus(noun)

    deciduous New Zealand tree whose inner bark yields a strong fiber that resembles flax and is called New Zealand cotton

  2. lacebark, ribbonwood, houhere, Hoheria populnea(noun)

    small tree or shrub of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey-scented paper-white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage


  1. ribbonwood(Noun)

    Common name of various plants from Australia and New Zealand in the genera Hoheria, Idiospermum and Plagianthius.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ribbonwood(noun)

    a malvaceous tree (Hoheria populnea) of New Zealand, the bark of which is used for cordage


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