raisin

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noun rai·sin \ˈrā-zən\

Definition of raisin

  1. :  a grape of any of several varieties that has been dried in the sun or by artificial heat

Origin and Etymology of raisin

Middle English, from Anglo-French, grape, raisin, from Latin racemus cluster of grapes or berries — more at raceme


First Known Use: 14th century


Raisin

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geographical name Rai·sin \ˈrā-zən\

Definition of Raisin

  1. river about 115 miles (185 kilometers) long in southeastern Michigan flowing into Lake Erie



RAISIN Defined for English Language Learners

raisin

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noun rai·sin \ˈrā-zən\

Definition of raisin for English Language Learners

  • : a dried grape used for food


RAISIN Defined for Kids

raisin

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noun rai·sin \ˈrā-zən\

Definition of raisin for Students

  1. :  a sweet dried grape used for food



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