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labrusca

[luh-bruhs-kuh]
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  1. of or derived from the North American fox grape, Vitis labrusca.
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Origin of labrusca

< New Latin: the specific epithet, Latin: a kind of wild grape
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Historical Examples

  • The botanical characters of Concord indicate that it is a pure-bred Labrusca.

    Manual of American Grape-Growing

    U. P. Hedrick

  • None of the varieties of Labrusca has ever been popular in France on this account.

  • The grapes of Labrusca are large and usually handsomely colored.

  • It is a cross between a Labrusca seedling of Marvins and a seedling of Eumelan.

  • All of its characters indicate that it is a hybrid between Labrusca and Vinifera.