grape family


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grape′ fam`ily


n.
a plant family, Vitaceae, of woody climbing vines bearing clusters of round berries.
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It's a vine, related to the grape family, and produces black berries after flowering.
Hausleiter, who is from the German Archaeological Institute for Middle East in Berlin, said that despite the existence of some human settlement remains probably dating to the late Neolithic age (late 7th and early 6th centuries BCE), agriculture in Tayma Oasis belonged to 4300 BCE onward, and the crops included vines, a climbing woody-stemmed plant of the grape family, and fig.
Which dry, seedless member of the grape family is always found in a Garibaldi biscuit?