sisal grass

Sisal grass

Si*sal" grass`\, Sisal hemp \Si*sal" hemp`\, The prepared fiber of the Agave Americana, or American aloe, used for cordage; -- so called from Sisal, a port in Yucatan. See Sisal hemp, under Hemp.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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