- a silvery amber-green variety of muscadine grape.
- the vine bearing this fruit, grown in the southern U.S.
Origin of scuppernong
Examples from the Web for scuppernong
Historical Examples of scuppernong
No Scuppernong vine, he says, should be without its mocking bird to defend it.
A seedling of Scuppernong pollinated by Vitis munsoniana; from Munson in 1896.
A seedling of Scuppernong crossed with a Lincecumii hybrid; from Munson, about 1898.
The Scuppernong is the best of all grapes, for general cultivation at the South.Soil Culture
J. H. Walden
Also there was a cup of sweet wine, home-pressed from the berries the Indian scuppernong, to wash them down.The Master of Appleby
- a sweet American wine, slightly golden, made from a variety of muscadine grape
- another name for muscadine, the variety from which this wine is made
Word Origin for scuppernong
cultivated muscadine grape vine, 1811, from name of a river in North Carolina, U.S., recorded 18c. as Cascoponung, Cuscopang, from an unidentified American Indian word.