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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.


or grap•ey

(ˈgreɪ pi)

adj. grap•i•er, grap•i•est.
1. of or like grapes.
2. tasting of grapes: a grapy wine.
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Adj.1.grapy - having a taste like that of grapes; "a grapey wine"
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
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