1. [ noun ] fiber of a raffia palm used as light cordage and in making hats and baskets
Related terms: fiber raffia_palm
2. [ noun ] leaf fibers of the raffia palm tree; used to make baskets and mats etc.
Synonyms: raphia
Related terms: plant_fiber
3. [ noun ] (biology,botany) feather palm of tropical Africa and Madagascar and Central and South America widely grown for commercial purposes
Synonyms: Raphia genus_Raphia genus_Raffia
Related terms: monocot_genus Palmae raffia_palm
Similar spelling:   Raff