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English noun: rattan

1. rattan (plant) climbing palm of Sri Lanka and southern India remarkable for the great length of the stems which are used for malacca canes

SynonymsCalamus rotang, rattan palm

Broader (hypernym)calamus

Part holonymmalacca

2. rattan (plant) the stem of various climbing palms of the genus Calamus and related genera used to make wickerwork and furniture and canes

Synonymsrattan cane

Broader (hypernym)cane

3. rattan (artifact) a switch made from the stems of the rattan palms


Broader (hypernym)switch

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