Racemation Rac`e*ma"tion (r[a^]s`[-e]*m[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [L. racematio a gleaning, fr. racemari to glean, racemus a cluster of grapes. See {Raceme}.] 1. A cluster or bunch, as of grapes. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. Cultivation or gathering of clusters of grapes. [R.] --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster]

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  • Racemation — (lat.), Nachlese (von Weintrauben) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • racemation — noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin racemation , racematio, from Latin racematus (past participle of racemari to glean, from racemus cluster of grapes) + ion , io ion 1. obsolete : the gathering or gleaning of grapes 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Racēmus — (lat.), Traube, Blüthen od. Fruchtstand, wo an einem Hauptstiel, der Längenach. mehre gestielte Blüthen od. Früchte befestigt sind, deren Stiele entweder gleich lang od. nach dem Stamme zu etwas länger sind. Daher Racemösus, traubenförmig.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Racemus — Racemus, lat., Traube, racemosus traubenförmig; Racemation, Nachlese …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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