a grape, Vitis rotundifolia, of the southern U.S., having dull purple, thick-skinned musky fruit and being the origin of many grape varieties.
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How to use muscadine in a sentence
He supposed it to have come from seed of Concord fertilized by Royal muscadine.
The species is often known, too, as the muscadine or Southern muscadine.
To those who profess to like a foxy grape, the Northern muscadine should be the grape par excellence.
A thick tangle of muscadine and Cherokee roses led off from them right and left, hiding the trail of the long-vanished rail fence.Sons and Fathers | Harry Stillwell Edwards
The July sunshine filtered through the leaves of the big muscadine vine that covered and sheltered the tiny side porch.Judith of the Cumberlands | Alice MacGowan
British Dictionary definitions for muscadine
a woody climbing vitaceous plant, Vitis rotundifolia, of the southeastern US
Also called: scuppernong, bullace grape the thick-skinned musk-scented purple grape produced by this plant: used to make wine
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