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 for raisin
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Raisin \Rai"sin\ (r[=a]"z'n), n. [F. raisin grape, raisin, L.
     racemus cluster of grapes or berries; cf. Gr. "ra`x, "rago`s,
     berry, grape. Cf. Raceme.]
     1. A grape, or a bunch of grapes. [Obs.] --Cotgrave.
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     2. A grape dried in the sun or by artificial heat.
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     Raisin tree (Bot.), the common red currant bush, whose
        fruit resembles the small raisins of Corinth called
        currants. [Eng.] --Dr. Prior.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  raisin
      n 1: dried grape

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