noun \vī-ˈni-f(ə-)rə\
plural vi·nif·era or vi·nif·eras

Definition of VINIFERA

:  a common European grape (Vitis vinifera) that is the chief source of Old World wine and table grape varieties
vinifera adjective

Origin of VINIFERA

New Latin, from Latin vinifer wine-producing, from vinum wine
First Known Use: 1888


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