ίνες κόρχορου

English translation: jute fibers

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Greek term or phrase:ίνες κόρχορου
English translation:jute fibers
Entered by: Krisztina Lelik

10:41 Jul 26, 2006
Greek to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion /
Greek term or phrase: ίνες κόρχορου
υφάσματα από γιούτα *(ίνες κόρχορου)*
Krisztina Lelik
Greece
Local time: 10:02
jute fibers
Explanation:
Jute plants (Corchorus olitorius and Corchorus capsularis). Jute fibre is often called hessian, jute fabrics are also called hessian cloth, and jute sacks ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jute_fiber

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Elena Petelos
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:02
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jute fibers


Explanation:
Jute plants (Corchorus olitorius and Corchorus capsularis). Jute fibre is often called hessian, jute fabrics are also called hessian cloth, and jute sacks ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jute_fiber

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Note added at 4 mins (2006-07-26 10:45:46 GMT)
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http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&rls=GEUA,GEUA:2005-51,G...

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Note added at 7 mins (2006-07-26 10:48:32 GMT)
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http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&rls=GEUA,GEUA:2005-51,G...

Elena Petelos
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:02
Works in field
Native speaker of: Greek
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Dylan Edwards: Eurodicautom has κόρχορος and κόρκορος for jute. / I'd just add that "hessian" is the most familiar word in the context of fabrics - a sort of 1960s (1970s?) home decor thing.
10 mins
  -> Cheers, Dylan. Yes, I doubt anyone would say "corchorus fibers", but Kristina's phrase is slightly tricky./Thanks, καναβάτσο|hessian|λινάτσα/καραβόπανο.

agree  Nick Lingris
37 mins
  -> :)

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
1 hr
  -> :)

neutral  dtsokakis: We may see the word in Aristophanes, Wasps, 239 and in Plinius, Historia Naturalis, 21.52
57 days
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