Rattoon

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Rattoon One of the stems or shoots of sugar cane of the second year's growth from the root, or later. See Plant-cane.
    • v. i Rattoon To sprout or spring up from the root, as sugar cane from the root of the previous year's planting.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rattoon See ratoon.
    • n rattoon Same as ratan.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Sp. retoƱar,

Usage

In literature:

Mr. Rattoone, EBENEZER BROWN, Esq.
"The New-York Weekly Magazine" by Various
We were now in the foothills of the Rattoon Mountains, and the bluff we were on was very steep.
"The Adventures of Buffalo Bill" by Col. William F. Cody
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