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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

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  1. ribbonwood(Noun)

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

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Ribbonwood(noun)

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


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