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 for Rattan
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rattan \Rat*tan"\ (r[a^]t*t[a^]n"), n. [Malay r[=o]tan.]
     [Written also ratan.] (Bot.)
     One of the long slender flexible stems of several species of
     palms of the genus Calamus, mostly East Indian, though some
     are African and Australian. They are exceedingly tough, and
     are used for walking sticks, wickerwork, chairs and seats of
     chairs, cords and cordage, and many other purposes.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: climbing palm of Sri Lanka and southern India remarkable
           for the great length of the stems which are used for
           malacca canes [syn: rattan, rattan palm, Calamus
      2: the stem of various climbing palms of the genus Calamus and
         related genera used to make wickerwork and furniture and
         canes [syn: rattan, rattan cane]
      3: a switch made from the stems of the rattan palms [syn:
         rattan, ratan]

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Rattan, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma
     Population (2000):    241
     Housing Units (2000): 127
     Land area (2000):     3.978293 sq. miles (10.303732 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    3.978293 sq. miles (10.303732 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            61950
     Located within:       Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
     Location:             34.202167 N, 95.410914 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     74562
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Rattan, OK

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