raffia

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raffia fibers from the species Raphia vinivera

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Etymology[edit]

From Malagasy rofia.

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raffia (countable and uncountable, plural raffias)

  1. A fibrous material used for tying plants, originating from the leaves of the raffia palm tree (genus Raphia).

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