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grape

 (grāp)
n.
1. Any of various woody vines of the genus Vitis, bearing clusters of edible berries and widely cultivated in many species and varieties.
2. The fleshy, smooth-skinned, purple, red, or green berry of a grape, eaten raw or dried as a raisin and widely used in winemaking.
3. A dark violet to dark grayish purple.
4. Grapeshot.

[Middle English, from Old French, bunch of grapes, hook, of Germanic origin.]

grap·ey, grap·y adj.
grap′i·ness n.

grape

(ɡreɪp)
n
1. (Plants) the fruit of the grapevine, which has a purple or green skin and sweet flesh: eaten raw, dried to make raisins, currants, or sultanas, or used for making wine
2. (Plants) any of various plants that bear grapelike fruit, such as the Oregon grape
3. (Plants) See grapevine1
4. (Brewing) the grape an informal term for wine
5. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) See grapeshot
[C13: from Old French grape bunch of grapes, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German krāpfo; related to cramp2, grapple]
ˈgrapeless adj
ˈgrapeˌlike adj

grape

(greɪp)

n.
1. the edible smooth-skinned fruit that grows in clusters on vines of the genus Vitis and is fermented to make wine.
3. a dark purplish red color.
5. the grape, wine.
[1200–50; Middle English < Old French: cluster of grapes, orig. hook < Germanic; compare Old High German krāpfo hook, and grapple, grapnel]
grape′like`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grape - any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skinsgrape - any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
bullace grape, muscadine - dull-purple grape of southern United States
slipskin grape - a grape whose skin slips readily from the pulp
vinifera grape - grape from a cultivated variety of the common grape vine of Europe
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
grape vine, grapevine, grape - any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
2.grape - any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
grape - any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
genus Vitis, Vitis - the type genus of the family Vitaceae; woody vines with simple leaves and small flowers; includes a wide variety of grapes
fox grape, Vitis labrusca - native grape of northeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties e.g. Concord grapes
muscadine, Vitis rotundifolia - native grape of southeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties
common grape vine, vinifera, vinifera grape, Vitis vinifera - common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes
3.grape - a cluster of small projectiles fired together from a cannon to produce a hail of shot
pellet, shot - a solid missile discharged from a firearm; "the shot buzzed past his ear"

grape

Grapes used in making wine

White wine  aligoté, chardonnay, chenin blanc or steen, colombard, furmint, gewürztraminer, grüner veltliner, hárslevelü, malvasia, marsanne, müller-thurgau, muscadelle, muscat or moscatel, pinot blanc, pinot gris, pinot grigio, ruländer, or Tokay-Pinot Gris, riesling or rhine riesling, sauvignon blanc, scheurebe, semillon or sémillon, seyval blanc, silvaner or sylvaner, trebbiano or ugni blanc, verdelho, verdicchio, viognier, viura, welschriesling, olasz rizling, or laski rizling
Red wine  barbera, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, cinsault, dolcetto, gamay, grenache or garnacha, kékfrankos, malbec, merlot, montepulciano, mourvèdre, nebbiolo or spanna, negroamoro, pinotage, pinot noir or spätburgunder, sangiovese, shiraz or syrah, tempranillo, zinfandel
Translations
hroznové vínozrnko vína
drue
vinbero
viinirypäle
grožđe
szőlő
vínber
ブドウ葡萄
포도
uva
neoficialus kanalasvynuogėvynuogės žaliosvynuogienojas
vīnoga
druevindrue
strugure
bobuľa hrozna
grozdje
druva
องุ่น
quả nho

grape

[greɪp]
A. Nuva f
sour grapes!¡están verdes de envidia!, ¡pura envidia!
it's just sour grapes with himes un envidioso, lo que pasa es que tiene envidia
B. CPD grape harvest Nvendimia f
grape hyacinth Njacinto m de penacho
grape juice N (for making wine) → mosto m; (= drink) → zumo m or (LAm) jugo m de uva

grape

[ˈgreɪp] nraisin m
a bunch of grapes → une grappe de raisin
sour grapes (fig)jalousie grape jelly, grape juice, grape variety

grape

n(Wein)traube f, → Weinbeere f; a pound of grapesein Pfund (Wein)trauben; a bunch of grapeseine (ganze) Weintraube

grape

:
grapefruit
nGrapefruit f, → Pampelmuse f
grapefruit juice
grape harvest
nWeinlese f
grape hyacinth
nTraubenhyazinthe f
grape juice
nTraubensaft m
grapeshot
n (Hist) → Kartätsche f
grapestone
nTraubenkern m
grape sugar
grape type
nRebsorte f
grapevine
nWeinstock m; (inf)Nachrichtendienst m (inf); I heard it on or through the grapees ist mir zu Ohren gekommen

grape

[greɪp] nacino, chicco d'uva grapes npluva
a bunch of grapes → un grappolo d'uva

grape

(greip) noun
a green or black smooth-skinned eatable berry from which wine is made.
ˈgrapevine noun
1. an informal means of passing news from person to person. I hear through the grapevine that he is leaving.
2. a vine.
sour grapes
saying or pretending that something is not worth having because one cannot obtain it.

grape

عِنَب hroznové víno drue Weintraube σταφύλι uva viinirypäle raisin grožđe uva ブドウ 포도 druif drue winogrono uva виноград druva องุ่น üzüm quả nho 葡萄
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The hops were yellowing, and to him they had the beauty and the passion which poets in Sicily have found in the purple grape.
We ended with a slice of chilled green melon and juicy purple grapes.
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You should get two bunches of dark red or purple grapes in its second year.
Purple grapes are rich in anthocyanins while white /green grapes compose more of tannins, especially, catechin.
For maximum benefit, drink grape juice made from purple grapes, which are especially rich in flavonoids.
Resveratrol is found in the skin of grapes, so eating whole red or purple grapes also may confer these cardiovascular benefits.
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