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rattan

noun rat·tan \ra-ˈtan, rə-\

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

Full Definition of RATTAN

1
:  a rattan cane or switch
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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Origin of RATTAN

Malay rotan
First Known Use: 1660

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