Canaigre sentence example

canaigre
  • elongata which produces the " henequen " fibre, or sisal hemp, of Yucatan, silk or tree-cotton (Ceiba casearia), sugar-cane, cotton (Gossypium), indigo and " canaigre " (Rumex hymenosepalus) whose root contains a large percentage of tannin.
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  • A comparatively new product in this region is that of canaigre, which is grown for the tannin found in its root.
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  • The canaigre grows wild and is also cultivated.
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  • The manufacturing industries are of relatively slight importance, though considerable promise attends the experiments with canaigre as a source of tannin.
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