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[n] a cane made from the stem of a rattan palm
[n] stem of the rattan palm used for making canes and umbrella handles


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malacca cane

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\Ma*lac"ca\, n. A town and district upon the seacoast of the Malay Peninsula. {Malacca cane} (Bot.), a cane obtained from a species of palm of the genus {Calamus} ({C. Scipionum}), and of a brown color, often mottled. The plant is a native of Cochin China, Sumatra, and Malays.

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