ixtle

ixtle

[iks-tlee, ist-lee]
noun
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istle or ixtle (ˈɪstlɪ)
 
n
a fibre obtained from various tropical American agave and yucca trees used in making carpets, cord, etc
 
[C19: from Mexican Spanish ixtle, from Nahuatl ichtli]
 
ixtle or ixtle
 
n
 
[C19: from Mexican Spanish ixtle, from Nahuatl ichtli]

ixtle (ˈɪkstlɪ, ˈɪst-)
 
n
a variant of istle

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