- a reddish variety of grape.
- the vine bearing this fruit, grown in the eastern U.S.
Origin of Catawba
Examples from the Web for catawba
The visionary behind it, Nicholas Longworth was convinced Catawba would become the greatest grape in America, possibly the world.
We rode up and were presently shaking hands with our old-time ally, the Catawba.The Master of Appleby|Francis Lynde
A seedling of Catawba and so similar to it that many consider them identical.
Some years later, when he found this to be a mistake, he changed the name back to Catawba.
Adlum maintained an experimental vineyard in the District of Columbia, whence in 1823 he began the distribution of the Catawba.Manual of American Grape-Growing|U. P. Hedrick
From many points of view the Catawba is the most interesting of our American grapes.