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rattoon

[ra-toon] /ræˈtun/
noun, verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
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ratoon

/ræˈtuːn/
noun
1.
a new shoot that grows from near the root or crown of crop plants, esp the sugar cane, after the old growth has been cut back
verb
2.
to propagate or cause to propagate by such a growth
Word Origin
C18: from Spanish retoño young shoot, from re- + otoñar to sprout in autumn, from otoñoautumn

rattoon

/ræˈtuːn/
noun, verb
1.
a variant spelling of ratoon
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