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rotan

noun
  1. another name for rattan (def. 1)
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Historical Examples

  • "The time of deliverance is at hand," old Rotan said when he awoke.

    Two Thousand Miles Below

    Charles Willard Diffin

  • The rotan saga is the ordinary rattan of commerce, but there are several others of more or less value.

    The Last Voyage

    Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey

  • And Rotan, wisest of the wise, had passed on to serve his sun-god in another world.

    Two Thousand Miles Below

    Charles Willard Diffin