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muscadine

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noun mus·ca·dine \ˈməs-kə-ˌdīn\

Definition of muscadine

  1. :  a grape (Vitis rotundifolia) of the southern United States with musky fruits borne in small clusters; also :  the fruit



Origin and Etymology of muscadine

probably alteration of muscatel


First Known Use: circa 1785


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