from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The fiber obtained from the husk of a coconut, used chiefly in making rope and matting.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The fibre obtained from the husk of a coconut, used chiefly in making rope, matting and as a peat substitute.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A material for cordage, matting, etc., consisting of the prepared fiber of the outer husk of the cocoanut.
- n. Cordage or cables, made of this material.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The prepared fiber of the husk of the cocoanut.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. stiff coarse fiber from the outer husk of a coconut
Malayalam kayar, cord, from kayaru, to be twisted.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Malayalam കയറ് (kayar). (Wiktionary)