Pronunciation: (ra-tOOn'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/ratoon.html on line 75 [key]
a sprout or shoot from the root of a plant, esp. a sugarcane, after it has been cropped.
to put forth or cause to put forth ratoons. Also,rattoon.
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