Definitions for vitis

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word vitis

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Vitis, genus Vitis(noun)

    the type genus of the family Vitaceae; woody vines with simple leaves and small flowers; includes a wide variety of grapes

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vitis(noun)

    a genus of plants including all true grapevines

  2. Origin: [L., a vine.]

Freebase

  1. Vitis

    Vitis is a genus of about 60 species of vining plants in the flowering plant family Vitaceae. The genus is made up of species predominantly from the Northern hemisphere. It is economically important as the source of grapes, both for direct consumption of the fruit and for fermentation to produce wine. The study and cultivation of grapevines is called viticulture.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vitis

    A plant genus in the family VITACEAE, order Rhamnales, subclass Rosidae. It is a woody vine cultivated worldwide. It is best known for grapes, the edible fruit and used to make WINE and raisins.

Translation

Find a translation for the vitis definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these vitis definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"vitis." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 1 Jul 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/vitis>.

Are we missing a good definition for vitis? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for vitis:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.