Definition of Henequin

1. henequen [n -S] - See also: henequen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Henequin

hendersonite
hendiadys
hendiadyses
hendigo
hending
hendricksite
hends
hendy
heneicosane
heneicosanoic
heneicosanoic acid
heneicosanoyl
henen
henequen
henequens
henequin
henequins
heneuite
henfest
henfests
henfish
heng
henge
henges
henhearted
henhouse
henhouses
henhussy
heniquen
heniquens

Literary usage of Henequin

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1. A Mexican Journey by Emil Harry Blichfeldt (1919)
"IV Henequin BY the time the ship's tender is ready to leave, you have decided that after all you had better go ashore. You have already seen enough of the ..."

2. Industrial and Commerrcial Geography by Joseph Russell Smith (1913)
"The rise of the henequin or sisal grass industry is due solely to the invention of a machine ... The henequin, an agave, close kin of the century plant, ..."

3. The International Year Book edited by Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck (1900)
"The leading exports include silver, coffee, henequin, gold, woods, cattle, hides and skins, and tobacco ; among the principal imports are cotton and woollen ..."

4. The Boy Travellers in Mexico: Adventures of Two Youths in a Journey to by Thomas Wallace Knox (1890)
"Henequin belongs to the aloe family, as does the maguey, and it is from this plant that a ... Take away the henequin plant and the fibre made from it, ..."

5. Productive Plant Husbandry: A Text-book for High Schools, Including Plant by Kary Cadmus Davis (1917)
"... SISAL AND Henequin These two plants both belong to the genus Agave and are thus related to our common century plant (Figs. 203, 204 and 205). ..."

6. The Chautauquan by Chautauqua Institution (1911)
"The Land of Henequin By the time the ship's tender is ready to leave, you have decided that after all you had better go ashore. You have already seen enough ..."

7. Business Geography by Ellsworth Huntington, Robert Marshall Brown, Lenox E. Chase, Frank Ernest Williams (1922)
"In Yucatan a peculiar fitness of soil and climate for the henequin plant, a sort of agave resembling the century plant, helps to make that region one of the ..."

8. Business Geography by Ellsworth Huntington, Frank Ernest Williams, Robert Marshall Brown (1922)
"In Yucatan a peculiar fitness of soil and climate for the henequin plant, a sort of agave resembling the century plant, helps to make that region one of the ..."

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