1Composed or consisting of more than one fibre or kind of fibre.
2Relating to the export and import of more than one kind of textile fibre.
Used chiefly with reference to the Multi-Fibre Agreement, an international agreement regulating imports of clothing and textiles implemented by the General Agreement of Tariffs and Trades in 1974, and to the World Trade Organization's agreement which superseded this in 1995.
1930s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. From multi- + fibre.