Raisin tree
Raisin Rai"sin (r[=a]"z'n), n. [F. raisin grape, raisin, L. racemus cluster of grapes or berries; cf. Gr. "ra`x, "rago`s, berry, grape. Cf. {Raceme}.] 1. A grape, or a bunch of grapes. [Obs.] --Cotgrave. [1913 Webster]

2. A grape dried in the sun or by artificial heat. [1913 Webster]

{Raisin tree} (Bot.), the common red currant bush, whose fruit resembles the small raisins of Corinth called {currants}. [Eng.] --Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster]


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  • raisin tree — noun : red currant 1a(1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Japanese raisin tree — saldžioji hovenija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šunobelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Hovenia dulcis), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Hovenia dulcis angl. Chinese raisintree; coral tree;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • japanese raisin tree — noun Usage: usually capitalized J : a deciduous shrub or small tree (Hovenia dulcis) of eastern Asia having a spicy odor, ovate leaves, and reddish edible fruit stalks called also honey tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • Raisin — Rai sin (r[=a] z n), n. [F. raisin grape, raisin, L. racemus cluster of grapes or berries; cf. Gr. ra x, rago s, berry, grape. Cf. {Raceme}.] 1. A grape, or a bunch of grapes. [Obs.] Cotgrave. [1913 Webster] 2. A grape dried in the sun or by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • coral tree — saldžioji hovenija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šunobelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Hovenia dulcis), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Hovenia dulcis angl. Chinese raisintree; coral tree;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • honey tree — saldžioji hovenija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šunobelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Hovenia dulcis), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Hovenia dulcis angl. Chinese raisintree; coral tree;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • honey tree — noun 1. : a forest tree that harbors wild bees and honey 2. : japanese raisin tree …   Useful english dictionary

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