scuppernong

[ skuhp-er-nawng, -nong ]
/ ˈskʌp ərˌnɔŋ, -ˌnɒŋ /

noun

a silvery amber-green variety of muscadine grape.
the vine bearing this fruit, grown in the southern U.S.

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Origin of scuppernong

1805–15, Americanism; short for scuppernong grape, after a river in North Carolina

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British Dictionary definitions for scuppernong

scuppernong
/ (ˈskʌpəˌnɒŋ) /

noun

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

C19: named after Scuppernong River in North Carolina where the grape grows
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