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raisin

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Sultana raisins

EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman raycin (dried sweet grape), from Old French raisin (grape), from Latin racēmus. Cognate with Persian رز (raz, vine)

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raisin (plural raisins)

  1. A dried grape.

Usage notesEdit

In the USA, raisin refers to any kind of dried grape. In the UK, Australia and New Zealand, raisin is reserved for the dried large dark grape, with sultana meaning the dried large white grape, and currant meaning the dried small Black Corinth grape.

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FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French raisin, from Vulgar Latin *racīmus, from Latin racēmus.

PronunciationEdit

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raisin m (plural raisins)

  1. grape

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *racīmus, from Latin racēmus.

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NounEdit

raisin m (oblique plural raisins, nominative singular raisins, nominative plural raisin)

  1. grape

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