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noun, often attributive \ˈgrāp\

: a green, dark red, or purplish-black berry that is used to make wine or is eaten as a fruit

Full Definition of GRAPE

:  a smooth-skinned juicy greenish-white to deep red or purple berry eaten dried or fresh as a fruit or fermented to produce wine
:  any of numerous woody vines (genus Vitis of the family Vitaceae, the grape family) that usually climb by tendrils, produce grapes, and are nearly cosmopolitan in cultivation
:  grapeshot
grape·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Examples of GRAPE

  1. a bunch of seedless grapes

Origin of GRAPE

Middle English, from Anglo-French grape grape stalk, bunch of grapes, grape, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German krāpfo hook
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with GRAPE

GRAPE Defined for Kids


noun \ˈgrāp\

Definition of GRAPE for Kids

:  a juicy berry that has a smooth green, dark red, or purple skin and grows in clusters on a woody vine (grapevine)
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