Rattoon
Rattoon Rat*toon" (r[a^]t*t[=oo]n"), n. [Sp. reto[~n]o.] One of the stems or shoots of sugar cane of the second year's growth from the root, or later. See {Plant-cane}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Rattoon — Rat*toon , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rattooned} ( t[=oo]nd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rattooning}.] [Cf. Sp. reto[ n]ar.] To sprout or spring up from the root, as sugar cane from the root of the previous year s planting. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rattoon — [ra to͞on′] n., vi. alt. sp. of RATOON …   English World dictionary

  • rattoon — /ra toohn /, n., v.i., v.t. ratoon. * * * …   Universalium

  • rattoon — /rəˈtun/ (say ruh toohn) noun, verb (i), verb (t) → ratoon …   Australian English dictionary

  • rattoon — see ratton II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rattooned — Rattoon Rat*toon , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rattooned} ( t[=oo]nd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rattooning}.] [Cf. Sp. reto[ n]ar.] To sprout or spring up from the root, as sugar cane from the root of the previous year s planting. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rattooning — Rattoon Rat*toon , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rattooned} ( t[=oo]nd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rattooning}.] [Cf. Sp. reto[ n]ar.] To sprout or spring up from the root, as sugar cane from the root of the previous year s planting. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plant-cane — n. A stalk or shoot of sugar cane of the first growth from the cutting. The growth of the second and following years is of inferior quality, and is called rattoon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ratoon — Ra*toon (r[.a]*t[=oo]n ), n. 1. Same as {Rattoon}, n. [1913 Webster] 2. A rattan cane. [Obs.] Pepys. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ratoon — Ra*toon , v. i. Same as {Rattoon}, v. i. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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