Definition of 'raffia'
Image of 'raffia'
© ukmooney, shutterstock
Example sentences containing 'raffia'
"She was still holding the flowers, unwinding the green paper and then the raffia that tied the stalks together.MURDER MOVES IN (2002)
It wasn't dyed, because I could see it shining midnight blue in the sunlight that fell through the raffia matting above us.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002) A DARKENING STAIN (2002)
Trends of 'raffia'
View usage over:
Definition of raffia from the Collins English Dictionary
We take a look at the etymology behind the word 'election' on the run up to the UK General Election in June
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.