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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cane made from the stem of a rattan palm


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