What does grape mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grapenoun

    any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters

  2. grape, grapevine, grape vinenoun

    any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries

  3. grapeshot, grapenoun

    a cluster of small projectiles fired together from a cannon to produce a hail of shot

Wiktionary

  1. grapenoun

    A small, round, smooth-skinned edible fruit, usually purple, red, or green, that grows in bunches on certain vines.

  2. grapenoun

    A woody vine that bears clusters of grapes; a grapevine.

  3. grapenoun

    grapeshot.

  4. grapeadjective

    Containing grapes or having a grape flavor.

  5. grapeadjective

    Of a dark purplish red colour.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grapenoun

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Grapenoun

    the plant which bears this fruit; the grapevine

    Etymology: [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.]

  3. Grapenoun

    a mangy tumor on the leg of a horse

    Etymology: [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.]

  4. Grapenoun

    grapeshot

    Etymology: [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.]

Freebase

  1. Grape

    A grape is a fruiting berry of the deciduous woody vines of the botanical genus Vitis. Grapes can be eaten raw or they can be used for making wine, jam, juice, jelly, grape seed extract, raisins, vinegar, and grape seed oil. Grapes are a non-climacteric type of fruit, generally occurring in clusters.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Grape

    grāp, v.i. a Scotch form of grope.

  2. Grape

    grāp, n. the fruit of the grape-vine, or of any of the many species of the genus Vitis: a mangy tumour on the legs of horses: grapeshot.—n. Grape′-hy′acinth, a genus of bulbous-rooted plants, nearly allied to the hyacinths.—adj. Grape′less, without the flavour of the grape, said of wine.—ns. Grap′ery, a place where grapes are grown; Grape′shot, shot or small iron balls clustered or piled on circular plates round an iron pin, which scatter on being fired; Grape′-stone, the stone or seed of the grape; Grape′-su′gar, dextrose; Grape′-vine, the vine that bears grapes.—adj. Grap′y, made of or like grapes.—Sour grapes, things despised because they cannot be attained (from Æsop's fable of the fox and the grapes). [O. Fr. grappe, a cluster of grapes; from Old High Ger. chrapho, a hook. It properly meant a hook, then clustered fruit, hooked on, attached to, a stem (Brachet).]

Editors Contribution

  1. grape

    A type of cultivar, plant, seed or vine.

    Grapes can be eaten raw or they can be used for making wine, jam, juice, jelly, grape seed extract, raisins, vinegar, and grape seed oil.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 1, 2016  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grape in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grape in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of grape in a Sentence

  1. David Darlington, from his novel Angels Visits: An Inquiry into the Mystery of Zinfandel:

    In the mirrorlike relationship between wine and human beings, Zinfandel owned more reflective properties than any other grape; in its infinite mutability, it was capable of expressing almost any philosophical position or psychological function. As a result, its own "true" nature might never be known.

  2. Damon Gameau:

    People need to look out for all of these health slogans on the labels that they use to make it look very healthy. You see these health slogans like ‘Packed with essential Vitamin D,’ and parents believe that, there are also a hundred alternative names like evaporated cane juice and grape mist—again all of it confuses the consumer.

  3. Gaylord Lopez:

    A kid is not thinking this is bad for them, a lot of the more attractive (hand sanitizers) are the ones that are scented. There are strawberry, grape, orange-flavored hand sanitizers that are very appealing to kids.

  4. Jesse Louis Jackson:

    If there are occasions when my grape turned into a raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance, please forgive me. Charge it to my head and not to my heart.

  5. Brian Wong:

    Aging now is thought of as the grape to the raisin. Before, it was thought about as 'let's cut away extra skin,' but now it's volume, so, grape to raisin, you have to plump the raisin.

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