Definition of K ration
: a packaged ration of emergency foods developed for the U.S. armed forces in World War II
Origin and Etymology of k ration
probably alteration of C ration, but taken as initial of Ancel B. Keys †2004 American physiologist
First Known Use: circa 1940
Learn More about k ration
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up K ration? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).