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si·sal / ˈsisəl; ˈsī-/ • n. a Mexican agave (Agave sisalana, family Agavaceae) with large fleshy leaves, cultivated for fiber production. ∎  the fiber made from this plant, used esp. for ropes or matting.

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sisal

sisal (fibre of) species of Agave, etc. XIX. f. name of a port in Yucatan, Mexico.

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sisal

sisal See AGAVE.

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"sisal." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 17 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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