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Raisins

raisin

1. A grape, or a bunch of grapes.

2. A grape dried in the sun or by artificial heat.

(Science: botany) Raisin tree, the common red currant, whose fruit resembles the small raisins of Corinth called currants.

Origin: F. Raisin grape, raisin, L. Racemus cluster of grapes or berries; cf. Gr, berry, grape. Cf. Raceme.


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