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What is "Raffia" - Definition & Explanation

A leaf stalk fiber obtained from the raffia palm in Raffia, Madagascar.

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Break a temporary interference with the growth of the wool, causing a marked thinning of all or a proportion of the fibre population, and producing distinct weaknesses in one part of the staple. It...
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