tail grape

noun

Definition of tail grape

: any of various tropical woody vines constituting a genus (Artabotrys) of the family Annonaceae and having solitary or clustered flowers borne on a woody often hooked peduncle that functions as a tendril especially : an eastern Asian vine (A. odoratissimus or A. uncinatus) that is sometimes cultivated for its very fragrant inconspicuous reddish brown flowers and showy inedible golden yellow pear-shaped fruits

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“Tail grape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tail%20grape. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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