vinifera

[ vahy-nif-er-uh, vi- ]
/ vaɪˈnɪf ər ə, vɪ- /

adjective

of, relating to, or derived from a European grape, Vitis vinifera, widely cultivated for making wine and raisins and for table use.

noun

a vinifera grape.

Origin of vinifera

1895–1900; < New Latin, feminine of Latin vīnifer wine-producing. See vini-, -fer
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