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fox grape

n.
A wild grape (Vitis labrusca) of the eastern United States that bears purplish-black berries and is the source of many cultivated grape varieties.
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fox grape

n
(Plants) a common wild grape, Vitis labrusca of the northern US, having purplish-black fruit and woolly leaves: the source of many cultivated grapes, including the catawba
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fox′ grape`


n.
a grape, Vitis labrusca, chiefly of the northeastern U.S., bearing dark, sweet, musky fruit.
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Fox Grape

Vitus labrusca. A wild grape particularly attractive to foxes, raccoons, skunks, and opossums. Also known as Northern muscadine and swamp grape.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Fox Grape - native grape of northeastern United Statesfox grape - native grape of northeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties e.g. Concord grapes
fox grape - purplish-black wild grape of the eastern United States with tough skins that slip easily from the flesh; cultivated in many varieties
genus Vitis, Vitis - the type genus of the family Vitaceae; woody vines with simple leaves and small flowers; includes a wide variety of grapes
grape vine, grapevine, grape - any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
2.fox grape - purplish-black wild grape of the eastern United States with tough skins that slip easily from the flesh; cultivated in many varieties
Concord grape - slipskin grape; a purple table grape of the northeastern United States
Catawba - slipskin grape; a reddish American table grape
slipskin grape - a grape whose skin slips readily from the pulp
fox grape, Vitis labrusca - native grape of northeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties e.g. Concord grapes
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Grapes can draw whitetails from mid-September, when varieties such as the summer grape ripen, to early winter, when the fruits are little more than dried "raisins." The fox grape is an especially important species as it grows from Michigan to Maine and south to Tennessee and Georgia.
Tina Webb, Hilton Head Preparatory School; 8 Fox Grape Road; Hilton Head, SC 29928, Ph: 843-671-7624, Fax: 843-671-2286, E-mail: webster@hargray.com
Tina Webb: E-mail: webster@hargray.com Ph: 843-671-7624, Fax: 843-671-2286Hilton Head Preparatory School; 8 Fox Grape Road; Hilton Head, SC 29928 Independent School Association, Director TBA State Wide Web page: www.scaihs.org
Tina Webb: E-mail: webster@hargray.com Ph: 843-671-7624, Fax: 843-671-2286 Hilton Head Preparatory School; 8 Fox Grape Road; Hilton Head, SC 29928 Independent School Association, Director TBA State Wide Web page: www.scaihs.org Fair dates: March 18, 2003 at Orangeburg Prep SC ISEF Comm.