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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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(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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a grape, Vitis labrusca, chiefly of the northeastern U.S., bearing dark, sweet, musky fruit.
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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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|Noun||1.||fox 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
|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
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