raisin

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English[edit]

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Sultana raisins

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From Anglo-Norman raycin (dried sweet grape), from Old French raisin (grape), from Latin racēmus. Cognate with Persian رز (raz, vine)

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raisin (plural raisins)

  1. A dried grape.

Usage notes[edit]

In the USA, raisin refers to any kind of dried grape. In the UK, Australia and New Zealand, raisin is reserved for the dried large dark grape, with sultana meaning the dried large white grape, and currant meaning the dried small Black Corinth grape.

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French raisin, from Vulgar Latin *racīmus, from Latin racēmus.

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raisin m (plural raisins)

  1. grape

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *racīmus, from Latin racēmus.

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raisin m (oblique plural raisins, nominative singular raisins, nominative plural raisin)

  1. grape

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