nSparterieArticles made of the blades or fiber of the Lygeum Spartum and Stipa tenacissimasyn. Macrochloa tenacissima), kinds of grass used in Spain and other countries for making ropes, mats, baskets, nets, and mattresses.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
nsparterieIn com., a collective name for articles manufactured from esparto and its fiber, as mats, nets, cordage, and ropes.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
nSparteriespär′tėr-i articles made from esparto—mats, nets, ropes, &c.