Definition of Raffia ruffia

1. Noun. A large feather palm of Africa and Madagascar having very long pinnatisect fronds yielding a strong commercially important fiber from its leafstalks.

Exact synonyms: Raffia Farinifera, Raffia Palm
Generic synonyms: Palm, Palm Tree
Group relationships: Genus Raffia, Genus Raphia, Raffia, Raphia
Terms within: Raffia
Specialized synonyms: Jupati, Jupati Palm, Jupaty, Raffia Taedigera, Bamboo Palm, Raffia Vinifera



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raffia Ruffia

Radnorshire
Radon measure
Radon measures
Radoviš
Radyera
Radyera farragei
Rae
Raeder
Raeder's paratrigeminal syndrome
Raelian
Raelians
Raffaelesque
Raffaello Santi
Raffaello Sanzio
Raffia farinifera
Raffia ruffia (current term)
Raffia taedigera
Raffia vinifera
Raffles
Rafflesiaceae
Ragamuffin
Ragdoll
Raghda
Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch
Ragnar Frisch
Ragnarok
Raguileo alphabet
Ragusa

Literary usage of Raffia ruffia

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1. Elementary Applied Chemistry by Lewis Benajah Allyn (1912)
"SECTION XIV RAFFIA DYEING Raffia is the cuticle of the leafstalks of the Madagascar palm (Raffia ruffia). Its tissue is cellulose for the most part, ..."

2. Elementary Applied Chemistry by Lewis Benajah Allyn (1912)
"SECTION XIV RAFFIA DYEING Raffia is the cuticle of the leafstalks of the Madagascar palm (Raffia ruffia). Its tissue is cellulose for the most part, ..."

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