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mus·ca·dine

 (mŭs′kə-dīn′, -dĭn)
n.
A woody vine (Vitis rotundifolia) of the southeast United States, bearing a thick-skinned musky grape used to make juice and wine. Also called scuppernong.

[Alteration of muscatel.]

muscadine

(ˈmʌskədɪn; -ˌdaɪn)
n
1. (Plants) a woody climbing vitaceous plant, Vitis rotundifolia, of the southeastern US
2. (Brewing) Also called: scuppernong or bullace grape the thick-skinned musk-scented purple grape produced by this plant: used to make wine
[C16: from muscadel]

mus•ca•dine

(ˈmʌs kə dɪn, -ˌdaɪn)

n.
a grape, Vitis rotundifolia, of the southern U.S., having dull purple, thick-skinned musky fruit and being the origin of many grape varieties.
[1865–70, Amer.; obscurely akin to muscadel muscatel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.muscadine - native grape of southeastern United Statesmuscadine - native grape of southeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties
bullace grape, muscadine - dull-purple grape of southern United States
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.muscadine - dull-purple grape of southern United States
grape - any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters
scuppernong - amber-green muscadine grape of southeastern United States
muscadine, Vitis rotundifolia - native grape of southeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties
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Even the unmoved Athelstane had shown symptoms of shaking off his apathy, when, calling for a huge goblet of muscadine, he quaffed it to the health of the Disinherited Knight.
"Will you not at least hie back to Bordeaux with us, that you may drain a cup of muscadine and sup at our table?"
Do but speak what thou'lt have me to do, and I'll do't: if thou'lt dance naked, put off thy clothes, and I'll conjure thee about presently; or, if thou'lt go but to the tavern with me, I'll give thee white wine, red wine, claret-wine, sack, muscadine, malmsey, and whippincrust, hold, belly, hold; and we'll not pay one penny for it.
More than two dozen muscadine growers and would-be muscadine growers gathered in Athens on July 9 to learn about growing muscadines for the fresh and juice markets and to learn more about the art of making muscadines into wine.
Her coconut cake would be standing on her oak buffet, and a muscadine cobbler, for those who didn't like coconut, would be cooling atop her Frigidaire stove.
I think that's why one of my favorite interviewees was George Cowie at Chautauqua Vineyards & Winery in the Florida Panhandle, who keeps his loyal customers happy with gracious hospitality and sweet Muscadine wine.
The garden features cabbage, carrots, kale, okra, bell peppers, squash, sweet potatoes, blackberries, blueberries, muscadine grapes and even bananas.
Based in the Los Angeles musical enclave that is Laurel Canyon, Wilson has half a dozen solo albums (of which the newly issued Rare Birds is the latest) but before that he released three albums with his band, Muscadine.
Visitors from Minnesota and Chicagohavestopped in as well.<br />On a Friday and Saturday night, people come to listen to live music, snack on Lovera's cheese and sausage,drink wine, and enjoy the view of open land.The Blue River is on the other side of the tree line, across the road.<br />With donkeys, bees, fruit trees, chickens, and muscadine grapes on the land, the winery qualifies as an agritourism destination.
This year's Carolina Country Music Fest 2018 line up includes Toby Keith, Zac Brown Band, Luke Bryan, Cole Swindell, Brett Eldredge, TBA, Tracy Lawrence, Old Dominion, Brett Young, Deana Carter, Kane Brown, Chris Lane, Dylan Scott, Michael Ray, Colt Ford, Russell Dickerson, Jon Langston, Runaway June, Morgan Wallen, Devin Dawson, James Barker Band, Tim Montana, Muscadine Bloodline, Stephanie Quayle, Kasey Tyndall, Davisson Brothers, Yesterday's Wine, Lewis Brice, Warrick McZeke, Josh Phillips, Dee Jay Silver, Kennedy Fitzsimmons, Jimmie Allen and many more still be to be announced.
The vineyard grows Vignoles, Traminette, Valvin Muscat, Chambourcin, Cynthiana, Enchantment and Muscadine grapes.