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 (skŭp′ər-nông′, -nŏng′)
1. See muscadine.
a. A cultivated variety of the muscadine grape with sweet yellowish fruit.
b. A wine made from this grape.

[After the Scuppernong River in northeast North Carolina.]


1. (Brewing) a sweet American wine, slightly golden, made from a variety of muscadine grape
2. (Plants) another name for muscadine, the variety from which this wine is made
[C19: named after Scuppernong River in North Carolina where the grape grows]


(ˈskʌp ərˌnɔŋ, -ˌnɒŋ)

a silvery amber-green variety of muscadine grape.
[1805–15, Amer.; short for scuppernong grape, after a river in North Carolina]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scuppernong - amber-green muscadine grape of southeastern United States
bullace grape, muscadine - dull-purple grape of southern United States
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As for the oldest cultivated grapevine in the world, it's the 400-year-old scuppernong "Mother Vine" growing on Roanoke Island, North Carolina.
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He had wondered whether she was hard of hearing because he had told this woman time and again that he put up peach and scuppernong preserves every summer.
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com has almost a dozen varieties to choose from, as well as some of the related scuppernong grapes.
Dog-days: the dusty leaves where rain delayed Hung low on poison-oak and scuppernong, .
It all starts in September, in a vineyard where the heavily laden vines bear round, plump, greenish-bronze scuppernong grapes ready for picking.
Say soon cinnamon and cider, soon scuppernong and gourd.