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From Latin racematio(a gleaning), from racemari(to glean), racemus(a cluster of grapes). See raceme.


racemation ‎(usually uncountable, plural racemations)

  1. A cluster or bunch, as of grapes.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Thomas Browne to this entry?)
  2. The cultivation or gathering of clusters of grapes.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.