Word of the Day – 12/11/20 – “Ratoon”

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Definition:  (noun)  –  A new shoot or sprout springing from the base of a crop plant, especially sugar cane, after cropping.


In a sentence?  Sure! – “Rei loved giving clippings of her favorite plants’ ratoons to her friends.”

“We’re struggling with weeds in our backyard — for every few we pull, several more ratoons spring up.”

Written by: Mike Minarsky

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