C ration


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


pl n

tinned food formerly issued in packs to US soldiers

Word Origin for C rations

C20: C(ombat) rations
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