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rattan

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noun rat·tan \ra-ˈtan, rə-\

Simple Definition of rattan

  • : a plant with very long, strong stems that are woven together to make baskets, furniture, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of rattan

  1. 1 :  a rattan cane or switch

  2. 2 a :  a climbing palm (especially of the genera Calamus and Daemonorops) with very long tough stems b :  a part of the jointed stem of a rattan used especially for furniture, wickerwork, and walking sticks


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