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Meaning of GRAPEVINE

Pronunciation:  'greyp`vIn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  gossip spread by spoken communication; "the news of their affair was spread by word of mouth"
  2. [n]  any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
 

GRAPEVINE is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: grape, pipeline, word of mouth
 
 See Also: comment, common grape vine, fox grape, genus Vitis, gossip, muscadine, scuttlebutt, vine, vinifera, vinifera grape, Vitis, Vitis labrusca, Vitis rotundifolia, Vitis vinifera

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Grape"vine`\, n. (Bot.)
A vine or climbing shrub, of the genus {Vitis}, having small
green flowers and lobed leaves, and bearing the fruit called
{grapes}.

Note: The common grapevine of the Old World is {Vitis
      vinifera}, and is a native of Central Asia. Another
      variety is that yielding small seedless grapes commonly
      called {Zante currants}. The northern {Fox grape} of
      the United States is the {V. Labrusca}, from which, by
      cultivation, has come the Isabella variety. The
      southern {Fox grape}, or {Muscadine}, is the {V.
      vulpina}. The {Frost grape} is {V. cordifolia}, which
      has very fragrant flowers, and ripens after the early
      frosts.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A distributed system project.

 
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