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K ration

noun

  1. an emergency field ration formerly used for U.S. armed forces when other food or rations were not available, consisting of three separate packaged meals of concentrated or dehydrated food.


K ration

noun

  1. a small package containing emergency rations used by US and Allied forces in the field in World War II


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Origin of K ration1

First recorded in 1940–45; K for Ancel Keys (1904–2004), American physiologist

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Word History and Origins

Origin of K ration1

C20: K , from the initial of the surname of Ancel Keys (1904–2004), US physiologist who instigated it

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