Definitions for raisinˈreɪ zɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. raisin(noun)

    dried grape

Wiktionary

  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

  3. Origin: [F. raisin grape, raisin, L. racemus cluster of grapes or berries; cf. Gr. "ra`x, "rago`s, berry, grape. Cf. Raceme.]

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  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.


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