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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Fiber of a certain palm used as light cordage and in making hats and baskets; Leaf fibers of a type of palm tree.

Usage examples (33)
  • If ribbon or raffia is used tie the ends in a bow.
  • A MEMBER: You don't tie the paper below the raffia?
  • I turn back the bark again and bind all with raffia.
  • To lengthen the weaver, tie on a new piece of raffia. for more
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