Definition of C rations in English:

C rations

Syllabification: C rations

noun

North American
  • A type of canned food formerly used by US soldiers.
    More example sentences
    • However, they like C rations and will eat them for a longer time than American troops will before complaining.
    • The meals in the case of C rations would not always be the same from one case to another as the date of production on any case of C rations may vary widely.
    • On the frontlines, soldiers were eating K rations, C rations and D rations.

Origin

C for combat.

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