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istle


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Istle  \Is"tle\,  n. 
  Same  as  {Ixtle}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ixtle  \Ix"tle\,  Ixtli  \Ix"tli\([i^]x"tl[-e]),  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  Mexican  name  for  a  variety  of  {Agave  rigida},  which 
  furnishes  a  strong  coarse  fiber;  also  the  fiber  itself 
  which  is  called  also  {pita},  and  {Tampico  fiber}.  [Written 
  also  {istle}.] 




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