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raffia

Pronunciation: /ˈræfiə/

Translation of raffia in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (plant) raffia (palm) rafia (feminine) 1.2 uncountable/no numerable (fiber) rafia (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Traditional crafts have also had a long tradition of importance for items such as pottery, handwoven cloth, carved stools, raffia baskets, and gold jewelry.
    • Three of us shared that space; half of the cell was taken up by the bed - a raised concrete platform with raffia mats.
    • Brylee threw the role of raffia into the basket she was pushing, and the two continued walking.

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