1. [ noun ] leaf fibers of the raffia palm tree; used to make baskets and mats etc.
Synonyms: raffia
Related terms: plant_fiber
2. [ noun ] (biology,botany) feather palm of tropical Africa and Madagascar and Central and South America widely grown for commercial purposes
Synonyms: genus_Raffia genus_Raphia Raffia
Related terms: monocot_genus Palmae raffia_palm
Similar spelling:   Rappa