bast /bast/


I. noun

1. (also bast fibre) [ mass noun] fibrous material from a plant, in particular the inner bark of a tree such as the lime, used as fibre in matting, cord, etc.
[Botany] the phloem or vascular tissue of a plant.
– origin Old English bæst; related to Dutch bast, German Bast; of unknown origin.

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