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hurds

[hurdz] /hɜrdz/
plural noun
1.
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  • The interior of the stalk contains short woody fibers called hurds, while the outer portion contains the long bast fibers.
British Dictionary definitions for hurds

hards

/hɑːdz/
plural noun
1.
coarse fibres and other refuse from flax and hemp
Word Origin
Old English heordan (plural); related to Middle Dutch hēde, Greek keskeon tow

hurds

/hɜːdz/
plural noun
1.
another word for hards
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