Now updated for CSW19. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.
|a glucoside found in horse-chestnut bark.
|a plant root used as a substitute for soap.
|a bitter aromatic bark.
|PITA fibre, or the plant yielding it.
|the dried root of the wild ginger. [L. asarum, asarabacca].
|the stringent bark of the chinaberry, used as an emetic and cathartic.
|the root of the briar.
|a variety of Peruvian bark, aka cinchona bark.
|the dried root of a tree native to E. Africa and Madagascar, used as a bitter tonic. [Perhaps from Colombo in Sri Lanka, erroneously regarded as the source].
|a coarse fibre used in making strong thread or twine.
|the bark of the California buckthorn, used as a mild cathartic or laxative.
|the root of the CHAY, an Indian plant of the madder family.
|the coarse tow of flax and hemp.
|a material for cordage, matting, etc., consisting of the prepared fiber of the outer husk of the coconut.
|the outer bark of the cork tree, a species of oak.
|the state of being CORKY.
|of or resembling cork > CORKIER, CORKIEST.
|an aromatic root of the ginger family > COSTUSES.
|cullay quillaia quillaja quillai
|the bark of a rosaceous tree native to Chile, commonly used by the Chilians instead of soap.
|a threadlike filament of animal, vegetable or mineral origin.
|vegetable fibre prepared for manufacture.
|bark obtained from young oak trees.
|galanga galangal galengale galingale
|the aromatic rootstock of certain E Indian plants of the ginger family.
|the root of the ginger plant.
|the coarse or refuse flax or hemp. Also HURDS.
|made of hemp; as, a hempen cord.
|like hemp; (noun) a tomboy.
|the coarse part of flax or hemp. N.B. no HURD*. Also HARDS.
|the dried root of various S. American plants, used as a purgative, expectorant and emetic. [Portugese from Tupi].
|a fibre obtained from the agave.
|the purgative root of a Mexican plant.
|pertaining to JALAP, the purgative root of a Mexican plant.
|a fibre obtained from the phloem of two plants of the linden family, used for making ropes.
|a very light, waterproof, oily fibre covering the seeds of a species of silk-cotton tree, used for stuffing pillows etc. [Malay kapuk].
|cotton fibre; flax.
|short fibers clinging to cotton seeds after the first ginning.
|like lint > LINTIER, LINTIEST.
|a kind of fibre used for making rope. [From Manila, capital of the Philippines].
|the bitter root of an Assamese gold-thread plant, with tonic properties.
|the root of ORRIS, used in perfumery.
|pachak putchock putchuk
|the fibre of various species of bromelia. [Quechua pita, fine thread].
|a silky fibre from the Hawaiian tree-fern.
|of or like QUERCETIN.
|a yellow crystalline compound obtained from the inner bark of the QUERCITRON oak.
|the yellow inner bark of the various oak trees.
|dried orchid tubers; a food or drug prepared from them.
|a bitter crystalline glucoside obtained from willow-bark, etc and used medicinally as an analgesic, etc.
|the dried rhizome of the bloodroot Sanguinaria used as an emetic.
|the bark of a West African leguminous tree, used by the natives as an ordeal poison, and also medicinally; (adj.) impertinent > SASSIER, SASSIEST.
|the dried root of a N. American milkwort, used medicinally.
|a fibre used for making rope.
|the bark of the cork tree. [L. suber, cork].
|a compound found in cork.
|to deposit SUBERIN, thus forming cork.
|pertaining to cork.
|a tree bark used as a source of tannin.
|prepared fibres of flax, hemp etc.
|pertaining to TOW > TOWIER, TOWIEST.
|turbeth turbith turpeth
|the root of Ipomea turpethum, a plant of Ceylon, used as a purgative.
|watap watape wattape
|a fibre or thread made by some N. American Indian peoples from the split roots of conifers, esp. white spruce. [Cree watapiy].
|the bark of various acacias, used for tanning.