palmetto fiber

palmetto fiber

[päl′med·ō ‚fī·bər]
(botany)
Brush or broom fiber obtained from young leafstalks of the cabbage palm tree (Sabal palmetto).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The doll's body is made from dried palmetto fiber and sports an outfit stitched of patchwork material similar to the clothing worn by Seminole people.
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