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Bast

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Noun

1. bast, bast fiber

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

2. bast, phloem

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

3. bast

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

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Bast

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noun
1. Also called: bass
fibrous material obtained from the phloem of jute, hemp, flax, lime, etc, used for making rope, matting, etc
2. botany another name for phloem

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Bast

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noun
1.  Botany
any type of phloem
2. 
fiber obtained from phloem, used in making ropes, mats, etc.

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Bast

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n.
1. The phloem of a plant.
2. Bast fiber.
n.
Mythology
Variant of Bastet.

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