Definition of Ratoons

1. Noun. (plural of ratoon) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of ratoon) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ratoons

1. ratoon [v] - See also: ratoon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ratoons

ratless
ratlike
ratlin
ratline
ratlines
ratling
ratlings
ratlins
rato
ratoo
ratoon
ratooned
ratooner
ratooners
ratooning
ratoons (current term)
ratoos
ratos
ratpack
ratpacks
ratproof
rats
ratsbane
ratsbanes
ratskin
ratskins
rattail
rattail cactus
rattail fish

Literary usage of Ratoons

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rice Ratooning by International Rice Research Institute (1988)
"The panicles from ratoons coming from lower nodes produced more grains per panicle than those from upper nodes, but the fertility percentage decreased (41). ..."

2. Sugar Growing and Refining: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Culture of Sugar by Charles George Warnford Lock, George William Wigner, Robert Henry Harland (1882)
"The first crop of ratoons (ie the second crop of canes from one planting) are ... It is found that ratoons annually diminish in length of joint and ..."

3. Sugar: A Handbook for Planters and Refiners by Charles George Warnford Lock, Benjamin E. R. Newlands, John A. R. Newlands (1888)
"The first crop of ratoons (ie the second crop of canes from one planting) are ... It is found that ratoons annually diminish in length of joint and ..."

4. Sugar: A Handbook for Planters and Refiners, Being a Comprehensive Treatise by John A. R. Newlands, Benjamin E. R. Newlands (1909)
"It is found that ratoons annually diminish in length of joint and in circumference, the first being larger than the second, and so on. ..."

5. The Plough, the Loom, and the Anvil (1855)
"Applied, as an experiment, two hundred pounds guano to two arpents of inferior ratoons ; rain came on immediately after. Note. ..."

6. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by William Jackson Hooker (1830)
"Thus, the first ratoons of a plant which has been cut towards the end of May, ... The second ratoons come in at the beginning of March, and so on:—the ..."

7. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by William Jackson Hooker (1830)
"Thus, the first ratoons of a plant which has been cut towards the end of May, ... The second ratoons come in at the beginning of March, and so on:—the ..."

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