sul·tan·a (sŭl-tănə, -tänə)
a. The wife, mother, sister, or daughter of a sultan.
b. The mistress of a sultan.
a. Any of various green seedless grapes, especially the Thompson seedless, used in producing raisins and a white wine.
b. The often yellow raisin made from this grape.
[Italian, feminine of sultano, sultan, from Arabic sulṭān; see SULTAN.]
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