A dried grape.
Origin: raisin, from racemus.
a grape, or a bunch of grapes
a grape dried in the sun or by artificial heat
Origin: [F. raisin grape, raisin, L. racemus cluster of grapes or berries; cf. Gr. "ra`x, "rago`s, berry, grape. Cf. Raceme.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rā′zn, n. a dried ripe grape.—Raisin wine, wine made from dried grapes. [Fr.,—L. racemus, a bunch of grapes.]
The numerical value of raisin in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of raisin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
So, grape to raisin, you have to plump the raisin.
If there are occasions when my grape turned into a raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance, please forgive me. Charge it to my head and not to my heart.
Aging now is thought of as the grape to the raisin. Before, it was thought about as 'let's cut away extra skin,' but now it's volume, so, grape to raisin, you have to plump the raisin.
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- زبيب, زبيبةArabic
- pansaCatalan, Valencian
- hrozinka, rozinkaCzech
- weintsetse ƒuƒuEwe
- کشمش, مویزPersian
- raisin secFrench
- rezynWestern Frisian
- uvetta, uva secca, uva passaItalian
- 干し葡萄, レーズンJapanese
- 건포도, 乾葡萄Korean
- karepe marokeMāori
- суво грозјеMacedonian
- اڠݢور کريڠ, کيسميس, anggur kering, زبيب, kismis, zabibMalay
- passa, [[uva]] [[passa]]Portuguese
- изюм, изюминаRussian
- grožđice, suvo grožđe, суво грожђеSerbo-Croatian
- kuru üzümTurkish
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