noun rav·i·son \ˈravəsən\

Definition of ravison



  1. :  rapeseed of an inferior quality

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at rape, sow

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a brief usually trivial fact

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