Raisin meaning

rāzĭn
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A deep brownish purple.
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A dried grape.
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Any of various kinds of sweet grapes, usually seedless, dried for eating.
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A sweet grape dried either in the sun or by artificial means.
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Origin of raisin

  • Middle English from Old French grape from Vulgar Latin racīmus from Latin racēmus bunch of grapes

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French raisin (“grape"), from Latin racÄ“mus. Cognate with Persian رز (raz, “vine")

    From Wiktionary