Definition of coir noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkɔɪə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɔɪər//
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rough material made from the shells of coconuts, used for making ropes, for covering floors, etc. Word Origin late 16th cent.: from Malayalam kayar̲u ‘cord, coir’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: coir