noun ris·som \ˈrisəm, ˈrizəm\

Definition of rissom



  1. 1 chiefly dialectal :  an ear or stalk of grain :  straw 2

  2. 2 chiefly dialectal :  a tiny bit :  particle

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at crest

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a brief usually trivial fact

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