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grape

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noun \ˈgrāp\

Simple Definition of grape

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

Full Definition of grape

  1. 1 :  a smooth-skinned juicy greenish-white to deep red or purple berry eaten dried or fresh as a fruit or fermented to produce wine

  2. 2 :  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

  3. 3 :  grapeshot

grape·like play \-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



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