Origin of racon

1940–45, Americanism; ra(dar bea)con
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Historical Examples of racon

  • After it has cooled it is again returned into the pan and boiled—if for the racon for three hours, if for the jibes four.

    Bible Animals;

    J. G. Wood

British Dictionary definitions for racon



another name for radar beacon

Word Origin for racon

C20: from ra (dar) + (bea) con
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