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Noun: raffia palm  ra-fee-u paam
  1. A large feather palm of Africa and Madagascar having very long pinnatisect fronds yielding a strong commercially important fibre from its leafstalks
    - Raffia farinifera, Raffia ruffia

Derived forms: raffia palms

Type of: palm, palm tree

Part of: genus Raffia, genus Raphia, Raffia, Raphia

Encyclopedia: Raffia palm