What does Bast mean?

Bast meaning in General Dictionary

The inner fibrous bark of various plants esp of the lime tree hence matting cordage etc made therefrom

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  • powerful woody materials acquired particularly from the phloem of from different plants
  • (botany) structure that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts in which required; consists mainly of sieve pipes
  • cat- or lion-headed Egyptian goddess; signifies life-giving power of this sunlight
  • The inner fibrous bark of various flowers; esp. of this lime tree; therefore, matting, cordage, etc., made therefrom.
  • A thick mat or hassock. See 2d Bass, 2.

Bast meaning in Names Dictionary

Of the city of Bubastis.
Name Origin: African
Name Gender: Male


Bast meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"inner bark associated with linden tree," Old English b


Bast - German to English

bass

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  • bast
  • liber [the inner bark of a tree, bast]
  • raffia
  • (antler) velvet

Bast meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The inner fibrous bark of various flowers; esp. of the lime tree; for this reason, matting, cordage, etc., made therefrom.


Sentence Examples with the word Bast

The great anatomical characteristic of the stem of the Medulloseae is its polystelic structure with secondary development of wood and bast around each stele.

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