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scuppernong

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noun scup·per·nong \-ˌnȯŋ, -ˌnäŋ\

Definition of scuppernong

  1. 1 :  muscadine; especially :  a cultivated muscadine with yellowish-green plum-flavored fruits

  2. 2 :  a sweet aromatic amber-colored wine made from scuppernongs



Origin of scuppernong

Scuppernong, river and lake in No. Carolina


First Known Use: 1811


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