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fimble

[fim-buh l] /ˈfɪm bəl/
noun
1.
the male or staminate plant of hemp, which is harvested before the female or pistillate plant.
Origin of fimble
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English femaille (hempe) female (hemp)
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fimble

/ˈfɪmbəl/
noun
1.
the male plant of the hemp, which matures before the female plant
Word Origin
C15: from Middle Dutch femeel, from Old French chanvre femelle female hemp, from chanvre hemp + femellefemale
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