the prepared fiber of the husks of coconuts, used to make matting and rope
Origin of coirPortuguese cairo ; from Malayalam kāyar, a rope, cord ; from Tamil kāyaru, to be twisted
The fiber obtained from the husk of a coconut, used in making rope and matting and as a medium for cultivating plants.
Origin of coirMalayalam kayar, cord, from kayaru, to be twisted.
OriginSee also: còir
From Malayalam കയറ് (kayar).