What does grape mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grape(noun)

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

  2. grape, grapevine, grape vine(noun)

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

  3. grapeshot, grape(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. grape(Noun)

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

  2. grape(Noun)

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

  3. grape(Noun)

    grapeshot.

  4. grape(Adjective)

    Containing grapes or having a grape flavor.

  5. grape(Adjective)

    Of a dark purplish red colour.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grape(noun)

    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. Grape(noun)

    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. Grape(noun)

    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. Grape(noun)

    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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  1. gaper

  2. parge

  3. pager

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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. 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.

  2. Miguel Torres:

    You can continue to plant tomatoes, beans, etcetera, if temperatures rise, but not the grape varieties we have today, we must find other varieties that are more resistant to high temperatures and drought.

  3. Brian Wong:

    So, grape to raisin, you have to plump the raisin.

  4. Helene Dick:

    Welch's grape farmers in particular have a really tough job.

  5. Cyril Connolly:

    What grape to keep its place in the sun, taught our ancestors to make wine?

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