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C ration

noun
1.
any of various canned or prepackaged foods used as field rations in the U.S. armed forces.
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British Dictionary definitions for c rations

C rations

plural noun
1.
tinned food formerly issued in packs to US soldiers
Word Origin
C20: C(ombat) rations
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Contemporary definitions for c rations
plural noun

the canned food formerly served to U.S. soldiers

Word Origin

from C for combat

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