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coconut matting

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Definition of coconut matting in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Matting made of fibre from coconut husks.
Example sentences
  • It started out resembling a weird vegetarian noodle dish but then curled up and ended its short life imitating dismal coconut matting.
  • The husk, which contains useful fibre, known as coir, is not discarded but is set aside to produce, for example, coconut matting.
  • I ruined one of my best suitcases which had soaked up the moisture through the coconut matting on the grass floor of our tent.

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