rayon

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EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From French rayon.

NounEdit

rayon

  1. A manufactured regenerated cellulosic fiber.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

rayon ‎(plural rayons)

  1. Alternative spelling of raion

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

rayon ‎(plural rayons)

  1. (obsolete) A ray or beam.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)

Crimean TatarEdit

NounEdit

rayon

  1. region, rayon (second level subdivision unit in Ukraine, Russia and other ex-USSR countries).

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary][1], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From rai +‎ -on.

NounEdit

rayon m ‎(plural rayons)

  1. (geometry) radius
  2. ray, beam (of light etc.)
  3. spoke (of wheel)

Etymology 2Edit

Old French ree, from Frankish *hrāta ‎(honeycomb).

NounEdit

rayon m ‎(plural rayons)

  1. comb (of honey)
  2. shelf
  3. department (of department store), section (of shop)

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Middle FrenchEdit

NounEdit

rayon m (plural rayons)

  1. ray, beam (of light etc.)
  2. spoke (of wheel)

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English rayon.

NounEdit

rayon m ‎(plural rayons)

  1. (Jersey) rayon
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