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Meaning of "esparto grass" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ESPARTO GRASS

esparto grass  [ɛˈspɑːtəʊ ɡrɑːs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ESPARTO GRASS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Esparto grass is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ESPARTO GRASS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

esparto grass

Esparto

Esparto, halfah grass, or esparto grass, is a fiber produced from two species of perennial grasses of north Africa and the southern part of Europe. It is used for crafts, such as cords, basketry, and espadrilles. Stipa tenacissima and Lygeum spartum are the species used to produce esparto.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ESPARTO GRASS


arrowgrass
ˈærəʊˌɡrɑːs
beargrass
ˈbeəˌɡrɑːs
bluegrass
ˈbluːˌɡrɑːs
bunchgrass
ˈbʌntʃˌɡrɑːs
cutgrass
ˈkʌtˌɡrɑːs
deergrass
ˈdɪəˌɡrɑːs
eelgrass
ˈiːlˌɡrɑːs
goosegrass
ˈɡuːsˌɡrɑːs
grass
ɡrɑːs
Greengrass
ˈɡriːnˌɡrɑːs
knotgrass
ˈnɒtˌɡrɑːs
nutgrass
ˈnʌtˌɡrɑːs
peppergrass
ˈpɛpəˌɡrɑːs
sparagrass
ˈspærəˌɡrɑːs
supergrass
ˈsuːpəˌɡrɑːs
switchgrass
ˈswɪtʃˌɡrɑːs
tallgrass
ˈtɔːlˌɡrɑːs
turfgrass
ˈtɜːfˌɡrɑːs
wheatgrass
ˈwiːtɡrɑːs
witchgrass
ˈwɪtʃˌɡrɑːs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ESPARTO GRASS

esp
espada
espadrille
espagnole
espagnolette
espalier
espanol
esparto
especial
especially
esperance
Esperantist
Esperanto
espial
espied
espiegle
espieglerie
espier
espies
espionage

WORDS THAT END LIKE ESPARTO GRASS

bent grass
Bermuda grass
brass
buffalo grass
canary grass
cotton grass
crab grass
cutting grass
elephant grass
feather grass
get off the grass
Johnson grass
Kentucky bluegrass
lemon grass
meadow grass
pampas grass
put out to grass
rye-grass
sea grass
snake in the grass
sweet grass

Synonyms and antonyms of esparto grass in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «esparto grass» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ESPARTO GRASS

Find out the translation of esparto grass to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of esparto grass from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «esparto grass» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

茅草
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

esparto
570 millions of speakers

English

esparto grass
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Esparto घास
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الحلفا العشب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

эспарто
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

esparto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এসপারো ঘাস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

alfa
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rumput esparto
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Espartogras
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アフリカハネガヤ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아프리카 수염 잔디
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Suket esparto
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cây dùng làm giấy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எஸ்பர்கோ புல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एस्पर्टो गवत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

halfa otu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sparto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

esparto trawy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

еспарто
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

împletituri de fibre vegetale iarbă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σπάρτο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

esparto gras
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

espartogräs
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

espartogress
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of esparto grass

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ESPARTO GRASS»

The term «esparto grass» is used very little and occupies the 162.853 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ESPARTO GRASS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about esparto grass

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ESPARTO GRASS»

Discover the use of esparto grass in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to esparto grass and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Farm Equipment of the Roman World
Manufacturing problems The extraction of the fibre from flax, hemp and esparto grass involves a number of tedious and time-consuming processes. In the case of flax these include binding and drying, 'rippling' to remove the bolls, followed by ...
K. D. White, 1975
2
International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors, ...
common good earthworms squirrels birds, moles persons animals given to and similar entertainment humans common laborers The esparto grass which has been mentioned here, like many other plants which send down their roots very deep ...
Waldemar Karwowski, 2006
3
Basque-English Dictionary
hemp, esparto. n. dishcloth made of esparto. espartzudi n. field of esparto grass. espartzugin n. person who processes esparto grass. espartzugintza n. manufacture of esparto grass. espartzulangile n. person who makes things of esparto.
Gorka Aulestia, 1989
4
The Encyclopaedia Britannica: a dictionary of arts, ...
In a second spot further within, twelve skeletons formed a semicircle round one covered with a tunic of skin, and wearing a necklace of esparto grass, earrings of black stone, and ornaments of shell and wild boar tusk. There were other articles  ...
Thomas Spencer Baynes, 1833
5
Prehistoric Textiles: The Development of Cloth in the ...
The third miscellaneous fiber of archaeological interest to us is esparto grass. Botani- cally this includes two different plants of the grass family, Stipa tenacissima (also known by the Arabic name HaIfa or its French equivalent alfa) and Lygeum ...
E. J. W. Barber, 1991
6
Basque-English, English-Basque Dictionary
hemp, esparto, n dishcloth made of esparto. espartzudi n field of esparto grass. espartzugin n person who processes esparto grass. espartzugintza n manufacture of esparto grass. espartzutu vt. to cover with esparto grass. esperanto n ...
Gorka Aulestia, 1992
7
Women Without Men: Gender and Marginality in an Algerian Town
The largest uprising was in 1881-1882 by the confederation of the Ouled Sidi Cheikh in reaction to the expansion of the colony southward by the concession of 300,000 ha of esparto grass to the Compagnie Franco-Algerienne. In reaction to  ...
Willy Jansen, 1987
8
The Evolution of Global Paper Industry 1800¬–2050: A ...
It was the introduction of esparto grass for papermaking that first offered a solution to the raw material shortage in Britain. Since the first and fundamental utilisation of esparto grass in the paper industry by Thomas Routledge, who took out a ...
Juha-Antti Lamberg, Jari Ojala, Mirva Peltoniemi, 2012
9
The Village and the Outside World in Golden Age Castile: ...
Peasants (down to the late twentieth century) who had no agricultural work could occupy themselves by gathering and preparing esparto grass. Often they themselves worked it into rope, or woven pieces. In 1504, for example, a citizen of Mijas ...
David E. Vassberg, 2002
10
A Social History of Spanish Labour: New Perspectives on ...
Decades before, the city of Castellón had become the Spanish epicentre of esparto grass production – the material from which espadrilles were manufactured – and this resulted in an increase in the trades associated with it: rope making ...
Jose A. Piqueras, Vicent Sanz-Rozalen, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ESPARTO GRASS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term esparto grass is used in the context of the following news items.
1
50 stalls at the open-air event in Fuente Álamo
approximately 50 stalls promoting the products produced by artisans in the area, including wrought iron, esparto grass, glassware and pottery among others. «Murcia Today, Jun 15»
2
Spain's top 20 nudist beaches
From there, it is a 700-meter walk down a rural path dotted with agave, rosemary and esparto grass. The beach has 800 meters of grey sand ... «EL PAÍS in English, Jun 15»
3
Breaking Travel News investigates: Spanish cuisine comes to Expo …
... whilst under the porches on the “traditional” side, the surfaces are covered in materials such as cork, esparto grass and wood from barrels. «Breaking Travel News, May 15»
4
Annabel Keatley's earth art coming soon to Granada's Galeria Cartel
Her paper sculptures are made from locally-gathered fig, avocado leaves and esparto grass. Now her work is going on display at Granada's ... «Olive Press, May 15»
5
The Mercadillo El Mesoncico changes venue in Cehegín this weekend
Apart from around 60 stalls offering items such as leather and esparto grass goods, natural herbs, cheese and other items from the north-west of the Region of ... «Murcia Today, Apr 15»
6
12th April Mula artisan market, free guided visit to town centre and …
... ranging from gastronomic goodies such as local honey, ecological wine, oven baked bread, cheeses and delicatessan products, to ceramics, esparto grass, ... «Murcia Today, Apr 15»
7
Unusual Good Friday and Easter celebrations around the world
Using esparto grass ropes, they whip their backs in a graphic display for 20 minutes. This method of penance, used in many places through the ... «Fox News, Mar 15»
8
Sustainable homeware: high-end decor that won't cost the earth
... objects using sustainable materials and ethical production, including his Magma rug, made from esparto grass by craftswomen in Murcia. «Financial Times, Mar 15»
9
Ecologists demand the removal of 3000 plants from Condado de …
... seeds can be spread on the wind, and the group are also advocating that similar native species such as esparto grass be planted in its place. «Murcia Today, Mar 15»
10
The Annandale Paper Mill at Shotley
... unable to source the rags needed so the firm began to import esparto grass from Spain devouring almost 50 tons a week in its manufacture. «Consett Magazine, Mar 15»

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