plural -s
: rapeseed of an inferior quality

Word History


French, modification (influenced by rave turnip, rape, from Latin rapa) of German dialect rübesan, from German rübe rape (from Old High German ruoba) + German dialect san seed, from Old High German sāmo; akin to Old Saxon sāmo seed, Old High German sājen to sow

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“Ravison.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ravison. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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