variants or less commonly cajan
or cajang
plural -s
: interwoven coco-palm leaves for thatching
: a strip of fan-palm leaf (as of the talipot) used as writing material
also : a document written on a palm leaf

Word History


Malay kajan

First Known Use

1698, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of cadjan was in 1698

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“Cadjan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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