from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as ratan.
  • noun See ratoon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Alternative spelling of ratoon.


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