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rattan in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrattanrat‧tan /rəˈtæn/ noun [uncountable]  HBPDHFthe plant used to make wicker furniture rattan chairs
Examples from the Corpus
rattanShe found Colin asleep on a rattan lounger on the veranda of his cottage in Holetown.Mixed in with the velvet are some blackish rattan pieces with beige cushions and severe Scandinavian lines, circa 1960.I threw the decayed rattan overboard.All we had accomplished was to stop the bamboo floating away after the last of its rattan lashings had snapped.The menace was the lashing rattan.Nothing quite beats the simplicity and elegance of rattan.But sometimes they used lashings of rattan, a jungle plant which threw out long tendrils that made natural bindings.Should I have specified round rattan throughout the raft?