What does raisin mean?

Definitions for raisinˈreɪ zɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. raisin(noun)

    dried grape


  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.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Raisin

    rā′zn, n. a dried ripe grape.—Raisin wine, wine made from dried grapes. [Fr.,—L. racemus, a bunch of grapes.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of raisin in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of raisin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brian Wong:

    So, grape to raisin, you have to plump the raisin.

  2. Jesse Louis Jackson:

    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.

  3. Brian Wong:

    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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