raisin

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rai·sin

 (rā′zĭn)
n.
1. A sweet grape dried either in the sun or by artificial means.
2. A deep brownish purple.

[Middle English, from Old French, grape, from Vulgar Latin *racīmus, from Latin racēmus, bunch of grapes.]

raisin

(ˈreɪzən)
n
(Cookery) a dried grape
[C13: from Old French: grape, ultimately from Latin racēmus cluster of grapes; compare Greek rhax berry, grape]
ˈraisiny adj

rai•sin

(ˈreɪ zɪn)

n.
a grape of any of various sweet varieties dried in the sun or by artificial means.
[1350–1400; Middle English raisin, reisin < Old French < Vulgar Latin *racīmus, for Latin racēmus cluster (of fruit)]
rai′sin•y, adj.

raisin

  • currant - Developed from Middle English raison of Corauntz, "a raisin of Corinth," from where the fruit came.
  • figgy pudding - From the dialect term fig, which meant "raisin."
  • frail - Fifty pounds of raisins.
  • passulate - To dry grapes to make raisins, from Latin passula, "raisins."

Raisin

 a bunch or cluster of grapes, 1382.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.raisin - dried graperaisin - dried grape        
dried fruit - fruit preserved by drying
seedless raisin, sultana - dried seedless grape
seeded raisin - seeded grape that has been dried
currant - small dried seedless raisin grown in the Mediterranean region and California; used in cooking
Translations
rozinka
rosin
rusina
grožđica
rúsína
レーズン
건포도
rozina
russin
ลูกเกด
nho khô

raisin

[ˈreɪzən] Npasa f, uva f pasa

raisin

[ˈreɪzən] nraisin m sec

raisin

nRosine f

raisin

[ˈreɪzn] nuvetta

raisin

(ˈreizən) noun
a dried grape. She put raisins and sultanas in the cake.

raisin

زَبِيب rozinka rosin Rosine σταφίδα pasa rusina raisin sec grožđica uvetta レーズン 건포도 rozijn rosin rodzynek passa de uva, uva passa изюм russin ลูกเกด kuru üzüm nho khô 葡萄干

raisin

n. pasa, uva seca.