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raffia

noun raf·fia \ˈra-fē-ə\

: material that looks like string, is made from palm leaves, and is used to make baskets, hats, etc.

Full Definition of RAFFIA

:  the fiber of the raffia palm used especially as cord for tying and weaving

Origin of RAFFIA

Malagasy rafia
First Known Use: 1882

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