ris·​som | \ ˈrisəm, ˈrizəm \
plural -s

Definition of rissom

1 chiefly dialectal : an ear or stalk of grain : straw sense 2
2 chiefly dialectal : a tiny bit : particle

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History and Etymology for rissom

Middle English risom, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialect resma, resme ear of oats, Norwegian risla bush, treetop, ear of grain; akin to Old High German hrīs twig

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“Rissom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rissom. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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