noun rat·ton \ˈra-tən, ˈrä-\

Definition of RATTON

chiefly dialect
:  rat

Origin of RATTON

Middle English ratoun, from Anglo-French, diminutive of rat, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Old English ræt rat
First Known Use: 14th century


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