ramie

Definitions of ramie
  1. noun
    tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves; cultivated for the fiber from its woody stems that resembles flax
    synonyms: Boehmeria nivea, China grass, Chinese silk plant, ramee
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    type of:
    bog hemp, false nettle
    any of several flowering weeds of the genus Boehmeria lacking stinging hairs
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