from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A walking cane made from the stem of a species of palm of the genus Calamus (Calamus Scipionum), and of a brown color, often mottled. The plant is a native of Cochin China, Sumatra, and Malays.

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  • noun a cane made from the stem of a rattan palm


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