Bast Fiber Definition

băst
noun
Any of various durable fibers found in the phloem of certain plants, especially flax, hemp, and jute, used in making rope and baskets.
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Any of various durable fibers found in the phloem of certain eudicot plants, especially flax, hemp, and jute, used in making rope and baskets.
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