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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A switch made from the stems of palms; The stem of various climbing palms of the genus Calamus and related genera used to make wickerwork and furniture and canes;

Usage examples (33)
  • If instead of rattan is was made of cardboard my cat would go nuts for it.
  • This is supposed to yield the walking-canes known as rattan, which is doubted.
  • The fastenings of the entire work were of rattan, which is found in plenty.
  • The mallet sticks are of rattan cane, and from 4 to for more
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