Piles of coir waiting to be made into rope.
coir definition by Webster's New World
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the prepared fiber of the husks of coconuts, used to make matting and rope
Origin: Portuguese cairo ; from Malayalam kāyar, a rope, cord ; from Tamil kāyaru, to be twisted
coir definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The fiber obtained from the husk of a coconut, used chiefly in making rope and matting.
Origin: Malayalam kayar, cord, from kayaru, to be twisted.