1. bast, bast fiber, natural fiber, natural fibre

usage: strong woody fibers obtained especially from the phloem of from various plants

2. phloem, bast, vascular tissue

usage: (botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where needed; consists primarily of sieve tubes

3. Bast

usage: cat- or lion-headed Egyptian goddess; represents life-giving power of the sun

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