from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of ratoon.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Alternative spelling of ratoon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the stems or shoots of sugar cane of the second year's growth from the root, or later. See plant-cane.
  • intransitive v. To sprout or spring up from the root, as sugar cane from the root of the previous year's planting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See ratoon.
  • n. Same as ratan.


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