adjective ma·lac·ca \mə-ˈla-kə\

Definition of MALACCA

:  made or consisting of the cane of an Asian rattan palm (Calamus rotang) <an umbrella with a malacca handle>
malacca noun

Origin of MALACCA

Malacca, Malaya
First Known Use: 1844

Rhymes with MALACCA


geographical name

Definition of MALACCA

— see melaka
Ma·lac·can \mə-ˈla-kən, -ˈlä-\ adjective

Rhymes with MALACCA


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