- a reddish variety of grape.
- the vine bearing this fruit, grown in the eastern U.S.
Origin of Catawba
Words nearby Catawba
How to use Catawba in a sentence
The visionary behind it, Nicholas Longworth was convinced Catawba would become the greatest grape in America, possibly the world.
I now write from a log cabin situated on the Catawba river, and in one of the most beautiful of valleys.Letters from the Alleghany Mountains|Charles Lanman
The Catawba laughed, an Indian laugh, silent and suppressed; a mere shaking of the ribs.
When we had launched the canoe, and were afloat and ready for the start, the Catawba was still missing.
"'Tis the Catawba's arrow," said Jennifer, though how he knew I could not guess; and then he cut the threads to free the scroll.
His place was well named for he was a great horticulturist, the first to domesticate the Catawba grape.A Portrait of Old George Town|Grace Dunlop Ecker