rattan

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rattan

[n] - climbing palm of Sri Lanka and southern India remarkable for the great length of the stems which are used for Malacca canes 2. [n] - the stem of various climbing palms of the genus Calamus and related genera used to make wickerwork and furniture and canes 3. [n] - a switch made from the stems of the rattan palms
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Rattan

Rat·tan' (răt*tăn') noun [ Malay rōtan .] [ Written also ratan .] (Botany) One of the long slender flexible stems of several species of palms of the genus Calamus , mostly East Indian, though some are African and Australian. They are exceedingly tough, and a...
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rattan

<botany> One of the long slender flexible stems of several species of palms of the genus Calamus, mostly East Indian, though some are African and Australian. They are exceedingly tough, and are used for walking sticks, wickerwork, chairs and seats of chairs, cords and cordage, and many other purposes. ... Origin: Malay rotan ... Alternative f...
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rattan

ratan noun a switch made from the stems of the rattan palms
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rattan

Calamus rotang noun climbing palm of Sri Lanka and southern India remarkable for the great length of the stems which are used for malacca canes
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rattan

noun the stem of various climbing palms of the genus Calamus and related genera used to make wickerwork and furniture and canes
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Rattan

• (n.) One of the long slender flexible stems of several species of palms of the genus Calamus, mostly East Indian, though some are African and Australian. They are exceedingly tough, and are used for walking sticks, wickerwork, chairs and seats of chairs, cords and cordage, and many other purposes.
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rattan

rattan (rătăn') , name for a number of plants of the genera Calamus, Daemonorops, and Korthalsia climbing palms of tropical Asia, belonging to the family Palmae (palm family). Rattan leaves, unlike those of most palms, are not clustered into a crown; they have long, whiplike barbed t...
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Rattan

The stem of a vine like climbing palm used in the manufacture of wicker and rattan furniture.
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