ravison

noun
rav·​i·​son | \ ˈravəsən \
plural -s

Definition of ravison

: rapeseed of an inferior quality

History and Etymology for ravison

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 28 Sep. 2022.

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