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Definition 1: a large feather palm of Africa and Madagascar having very long pinnatisect fronds yielding a strong commercially important fiber from its leafstalks - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for raffia palm in the sense of this definition

(raffia palm is a kind of ...) any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves

(... is a kind of raffia palm ) a tall Brazilian feather palm with a terminal crown of very large leathery pinnatisect leaves rising from long strong stems used for structural purposes

(... is a kind of raffia palm ) a palm of the genus Raffia

(... is a member of raffia palm) feather palm of tropical Africa and Madagascar and Central and South America widely grown for commercial purposes

(raffia palm is made of the substance ...) fiber of a raffia palm used as light cordage and in making hats and baskets

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