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Origin: OFr reisin from Vulgar Latin an unverified form racimus from Classical Latin racemus, cluster of grapes
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- A sweet grape dried either in the sun or by artificial means.
- A deep brownish purple.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, grape, from Vulgar Latin *racīmus, from Latin racēmus, bunch of grapes.