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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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... (throat closes over, feels like a heavy weight on my upper chest, breathing becomes laboured - this can be brought on by eating as few as 5 raisins, or 1/4 teaspoon of sugar). I have been tested as allergic to sugar but a lot of comments in this thread suggest that isn't possible - specific ...

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... peel of Lemons, Oranges and Grapefruit. I find if you pulp down the entire fruit and add a whole apple or two plus maybe a kiwi and some golden raisins and seeded grapes the bitterness of the piff/peel is balanced off. If you research as I have the various nutrients and flavanoids that are only ...

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Fri Feb 25, 2005 6:03 pm
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