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addaword.gifdefinition of ramie

noun
fiber made from the stem of the plant of the same name, used in making fabrics
I have a shirt that is 55 per cent ramie and 45 per cent cotton.
Submitted by: bigsmile from United States on 27/08/2013 19:28:00
Definition of ramie from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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