Meaning of Oakum



English: Oakum
Bangla: আলগাভাবে পাকানো এবং আলকাতরা ইঃ মাখানো পাট
Hindi: मोटा सन
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

loose fiber obtained by untwisting and picking apart old ropes, used for caulking the seams of ships.

Definition: 2

loose fibre obtained by unravelling old rope, used esp for caulking seams in wooden ships