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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “rattan”


noun [U]     /rəˈtæn/ specialized
a tropical climbing plant with thin, tough stems
Types of plant
these stems used as a material for making wicker furniture, or furniture made from them
Types of plantFurniture and fittings - general words
(Definition of rattan noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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