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Meaning of GRAPE

Pronunciation:  greyp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any of various juicy purple- or green-skinned fruit of the genus Vitis; grow in clusters
  2. [n]  any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
 

GRAPE is a 5 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: grapevine
 
 See Also: bullace grape, common grape vine, edible fruit, fox grape, fox grape, genus Vitis, grape, grape, grapevine, muscadine, muscadine, slip-skin grape, vine, vinifera, vinifera grape, vinifera grape, vino, Vitis, Vitis labrusca, Vitis rotundifolia, Vitis vinifera, wine

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Grape\, n. [OF. grape, crape, bunch or cluster of grapes,
F. grappe, akin to F. grappin grapnel, hook; fr. OHG. chrapfo
hook, G. krapfen, akin to E. cramp. The sense seems to have
come from the idea of clutching. Cf. {Agraffe}, {Cramp},
{Grapnel}, {Grapple}.]
1. (Bot.) A well-known edible berry growing in pendent
   clusters or bunches on the grapevine. The berries are
   smooth-skinned, have a juicy pulp, and are cultivated in
   great quantities for table use and for making wine and
   raisins.

2. (Bot.) The plant which bears this fruit; the grapevine.

3. (Man.) A mangy tumor on the leg of a horse.

4. (Mil.) Grapeshot.

{Grape borer}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Vine borer}.

{Grape curculio} (Zo["o]l.), a minute black weevil
   ({Craponius in[ae]qualis}) which in the larval state eats
   the interior of grapes.

{Grape flower}, or

{Grape hyacinth} (Bot.), a liliaceous plant ({Muscari
   racemosum}) with small blue globular flowers in a dense
   raceme.

{Grape fungus} (Bot.), a fungus ({Oidium Tuckeri}) on
   grapevines; vine mildew.

{Grape hopper} (Zo["o]l.), a small yellow and red hemipterous
   insect, often very injurious to the leaves of the
   grapevine.

{Grape moth} (Zo["o]l.), a small moth ({Eudemis botrana}),
   which in the larval state eats the interior of grapes, and
   often binds them together with silk.

{Grape of a cannon}, the cascabel or knob at the breech.

{Grape sugar}. See {Glucose}.

{Grape worm} (Zo["o]l.), the larva of the grape moth.

{Sour grapes}, things which persons affect to despise because
   they can not possess them; -- in allusion to [AE]sop's
   fable of the fox and the grapes.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

the fruit of the vine, which was extensively cultivated in Palestine. Grapes are spoken of as "tender" (Cant. 2:13, 15), "unripe" (Job 15:33), "sour" (Isa. 18:5), "wild" (Isa. 5:2,4). (See Rev. 14:18; Micah 7:1; Jer. 6:9; Ezek. 18:2, for figurative use of the word.) (See VINE.)

 

 

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