rattan


rattan
rə'tæn n. species of palm tree with tough stems that are used for wickerwork

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Rattan — Daemonorops draco Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Rattan — Rattan, OK U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 241 Housing Units (2000): 127 Land area (2000): 3.978293 sq. miles (10.303732 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.978293 sq. miles (10.303732 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Rattan, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 241 Housing Units (2000): 127 Land area (2000): 3.978293 sq. miles (10.303732 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.978293 sq. miles (10.303732 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Rattan — Rat*tan (r[a^]t*t[a^]n ), n. [Malay r[=o]tan.] [Written also {ratan}.] (Bot.) One of the long slender flexible stems of several species of palms of the genus {Calamus}, mostly East Indian, though some are African and Australian. They are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rattan [1] — Rattan, Insel, so v.w. Roatan …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Rattan [2] — Rattan, kleines spanisches Rohr, womit die Türken bei geringen Strafen die Streiche auf die Fußsohlen ertheilen; vgl. Falak …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • rattan — 1650s, from Malay rotan, from raut to trim, strip …   Etymology dictionary

  • rattan — /ratˈtan, ingl. ræˈtæn,/ [vc. ingl., dal suo nome malese, rōtan] s. m. inv. midollino, giunco, canna d India …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • rattan — ► NOUN ▪ a tropical climbing palm which yields thin, jointed stems used to make furniture. ORIGIN Malay …   English terms dictionary

  • rattan — [ra tan′, rətan′] n. [Malay rotan < ? rautan, a thing that has been cleaned by stripping off the outside] 1. a tall palm tree (genera Calamus and Daemonorops) with long, slender, tough stems 2. a stem of any of these trees, used in making… …   English World dictionary

  • Rattan — Im Querschnitt eines Rattan Stabs erkennt man die poröse Struktur des Holzes, die Rattan seine geringe Dichte und seine besondere Elastizität verleiht. Rattan und Peddigrohr sind Produkte aus dem Stamm von Rattanpalmen der Gattung Calamus oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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