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Malacca cane

noun
1.
a cane or walking stick made of the brown, often mottled or clouded stem of an East Indian rattan palm, Calamus scipionum.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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British Dictionary definitions for Malacca cane

malacca

/məˈlækə/
noun
1.
the stem of the rattan palm
2.
a walking stick made from this stem
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