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fimble

[ fim-buhl ]
/ ˈfɪm bəl /
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noun
the male or staminate plant of hemp, which is harvested before the female or pistillate plant.
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Origin of fimble

1400–50; late Middle English femaille (hempe) female (hemp)
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British Dictionary definitions for fimble

fimble
/ (ˈfɪmbəl) /

noun
the male plant of the hemp, which matures before the female plant

Word Origin for fimble

C15: from Middle Dutch femeel, from Old French chanvre femelle female hemp, from chanvre hemp + femelle female
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