raphia

noun
ra·​phia | \ ˈrā-fē-ə How to pronounce raphia (audio) , ˈra- How to pronounce raphia (audio) \

Definition of raphia

: raffia

First Known Use of raphia

circa 1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for raphia

New Latin, genus of palms, from Malagasy rafia raffia

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The first known use of raphia was circa 1866

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“Raphia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raphia. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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