Definitions for raisinˈreɪ zɪn
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word raisin
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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)
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a dried grape
nuts and raisins
A dried grape.
Origin: raisin, from racemus.
a grape, or a bunch of grapes
a grape dried in the sun or by artificial heat
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.
- uva passaPortuguese (BR)
- die RosineGerman
- uva pasaSpanish
- raisin secFrench
- uva secca/passaItalian
- مميز، كشمش، وڅكى،اوچوشPashto
- sušené hrozienkoSlovak
- 葡萄乾Chinese (Trad.)
- nho khôVietnamese
- 葡萄干Chinese (Simp.)
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