seeded raisins—raisins without seeds, made from grapes from which the seeds have been removed before or after drying:
- Seeded raisins are more difficult to find than the common seedless variety carried on most market shelves.
Note: The expression does not correlate in meaning with the phrase seeded grapes—a variety of grapes with seeds:
- Although they’re not as popular as the seedless varieties, seeded grapes have a much fuller flavor.
seedless raisins—raisins without seeds, made from a variety of grapes without seeds:
- In the school lunchbox, try replacing crisps by a little packet of seedless raisins or a banana.