riet




Definitions of riet
  1. n
    a strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar cane

    Synonyms:
    rotan
    Types:

    suikerriet

    juicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugar; fresh canes are sometimes chewed for the juice
    manou, rotan

    the stem of various climbing palms of the genus Calamus and related genera used to make wickerwork and furniture and canes
    rietje, rotting

    stem of the rattan palm used for making canes and umbrella handles
    Type of:

    steel, stengel, stok

    a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ

    n
    tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites

    Type of:

    grasgewas

    cosmopolitan herbaceous or woody plants with hollow jointed stems and long narrow leaves

    n
    a stiff switch used to hit students as punishment

    Synonyms:
    rietstengel
    Type of:

    gard, roe, roede, wisselaar

    a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment

    n
    a vibrator consisting of a thin strip of stiff material that vibrates to produce a tone when air streams over it

    Synonyms:
    pijpriet, rietje
    Type of:

    vibrator

    a mechanical device that vibrates

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