raffia palm

noun

Definition of raffia palm 

: a large pinnate-leaved palm (Raphia farinifera synonym R. ruffia) of Madagascar and tropical Africa valued for the fiber obtained from its petiole

First Known Use of raffia palm

1867, in the meaning defined above

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