String"y (?), a.


Consisting of strings, or small threads; fibrous; filamentous; as, a stringy root.


Capable of being drawn into a string, as a glutinous substance; ropy; viscid; gluely.

Stringy bark Bot., a name given in Australia to several trees of the genus Eucalyptus (as E. amygdalina, obliqua, capitellata, macrorhyncha, piperita, pilularis, ∧ tetradonta), which have a fibrous bark used by the aborigines for making cordage and cloth.


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