[kong-kerd, kon-kawrd, kong-]
a cultivated variety of the fox grape, Vitis labrusca, used in making jelly, juice, and wine.
Why Do We Call Them Berries?
The berry family is a linguistic invention particular to Germanic languages, like English. Other languages, like Spanish and French, do not combine the wide, diverse berry family into one group, but rather have very different words for blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, and strawberries.
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Origin of Concord grape
An Americanism dating back to 1855–60
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a variety of grape with purple-black fruit covered with a bluish bloom
Word Origin for Concord grape
C19: discovered at Concord, Mass.
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