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English definition of “sisal”

sisal

noun [U]     /ˈsaɪ.səl/ US  /ˈsɪs.əl/ /ˈsaɪ-/
(a tropical plant whose leaves produce) strong threads that are used for making rope and floor coveringsGroups of crop plants and economic plants
(Definition of sisal noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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