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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Guiana, a very light, closely woven basket of square or oblong form, with a cover which slips over it. It is made of strips of the hard outer portion of the leaf-stems of palms. Some of them are dyed and others are left the natural color. By means of twilled weaving elaborate patterns are produced. Called Carib baskets in the West Indies.

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