Noun(1) leaf fibers of the raffia palm tree; used to make baskets and mats etc.(2) fiber of a raffia palm used as light cordage and in making hats and baskets(3) feather palm of tropical Africa and Madagascar and Central and South America widely grown for commercial purposes
(1) In addition, clothing and mats are popular wares, which are often made from the ubiquitous raffia palm tree.(2) Oly's interpretation of the traditional oval-armchair appears fresh in a creamy finish with raffia upholstery and nailhead trim.(3) Indian paintings adorn the walls, the floors are tiled, and the chairs are heavy wood as are the tables, which are topped with raffia place mats.(4) raffia mats(5) In addition, the raffia palms, of which there are various species in the African tropics and a few in S. America, yield oil.(6) Three of us shared that space; half of the cell was taken up by the bed - a raised concrete platform with raffia mats.(7) All are dressed in raffia skirts - one wears an additional skirt made of leaves - and four participants wear raffia capes.(8) Using palm fronds braided into long strips that are then sewn together, the island women make hats, baskets, purses, and other items, often decorating them with raffia paper and seashells.(9) There are nine tables covered with blue and white check tablecloths with clean contrasting raffia place mats, with comfortable cane chairs.(10) Brylee threw the role of raffia into the basket she was pushing, and the two continued walking.(11) I placed our raffia sleeping mats at the corners of the room, next to our bags and food.(12) The Dakpogan forge is a land where raffia fibers become bicycle chains and cowry shells become sparkplugs - semantic equivalencies with a cutting edge.(13) Stitch the sides of the pouch together using raffia strands.(14) ├ö├ç├┐Besides the cans of insecticide, we also spotted a pair of scissors, a razor blade and raffia string,├ö├ç├û said the chief of Police.(15) Wrapped in a letter-pressed, raffia cover, all the material is printed as is, with individual handwriting and unique syntactical quirks intact.(16) Walls were covered in raffia to add the sensory appeal of touch and depth.
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