noun rai·si·né \ˌrāzəˈnā\

Definition of raisiné



  1. :  a preserve especially of pears with quinces or of grapes with quinces cooked slowly in sweet wine or cider

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Origin and Etymology of raisiné

French, from raisin grape

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