Canaigre sentence example
- 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.
- A comparatively new product in this region is that of canaigre, which is grown for the tannin found in its root.
- The canaigre grows wild and is also cultivated.
- The manufacturing industries are of relatively slight importance, though considerable promise attends the experiments with canaigre as a source of tannin.