Definitions for raisinˈreɪ zɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rai•sinˈreɪ zɪn(n.)

  1. a grape of any of various sweet varieties dried in the sun or by artificial means.

Origin of raisin:

1350–1400; ME raisin, reisin < OF < VL *racīmus, for L racēmus cluster (of fruit)


Princeton's WordNet

  1. raisin(noun)

    dried grape

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. raisin(noun)ˈreɪ zɪn

    a dried grape

    nuts and raisins


  1. raisin(Noun)

    A dried grape.

  2. Origin: raisin, from racemus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Raisin(noun)

    a grape, or a bunch of grapes

  2. Raisin(noun)

    a grape dried in the sun or by artificial heat


  1. Raisin

    A raisin is a dried grape. Raisins are produced in many regions of the world and may be eaten raw or used in cooking, baking and brewing. In the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia and Canada the word "raisin" is reserved for the dark-coloured dried large grape, with "sultana" being a golden-coloured dried grape, and "currant" being a dried small Black Corinth grape.

Translations for raisin

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a dried grape

She put raisins and sultanas in the cake.

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