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raffia
American English: /ˈræfiə/
British English: /ˈrafɪə/

Translation of raffia in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 countable (plant) See examples: raffia (palm) 1.2 uncountable (fiber)
    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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