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Definition: Crotalaria juncea
, n. [Hind. san, fr. Skr. [,c]ana.] (Bot.)
An East Indian leguminous plant (Crotalaria juncea
) and its
fiber, which is also called sunn hemp
. [Written also
(kr?t`?-l?"r?-? or kr?`t?-l?"r?-A),
n. [NL. See Crotalum
A genus of leguminous plants; rattlebox.
Note: Crotalaria juncea
furnishes the fiber called sunn or
(h[e^]mp), n. [OE. hemp, AS. henep, h[ae]nep; akin
to D. hennep, OHG. hanaf, G. hanf, Icel. hampr, Dan. hamp,
Sw. hampa, L. cannabis, cannabum, Gr. ka`nnabis, ka`nnabos;
cf. Russ. konoplia, Skr. [,c]a[.n]a; all prob. borrowed from
some other language at an early time. Cf. Cannabine
1. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Cannabis
), the fibrous skin or bark of which is used for
making cloth and cordage. The name is also applied to
various other plants yielding fiber.
2. The fiber of the skin or rind of the plant, prepared for
spinning. The name has also been extended to various
fibers resembling the true hemp.
, Bowstring hemp
. See under African
, the Asiatic herb Datisca cannabina
, a species of dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum
the fiber of which was used by the Indians.
, a coarse, composite herb of Europe
), much like the American boneset.
, a plant of the genus Galeopsis
), belonging to the Mint family.
. See under Indian
, the fiber of Musa textilis
, the fiber of Agave sisalana
, of Mexico and
, a fiber obtained from a leguminous plant
, an annual American weed (Acnida cannabina
related to the amaranth.