Definition of Muscadine

1. Noun. Native grape of southeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties.

Exact synonyms: Vitis Rotundifolia
Terms within: Bullace Grape
Group relationships: Genus Vitis, Vitis
Generic synonyms: Grape, Grape Vine, Grapevine



2. Noun. Dull-purple grape of southern United States.
Exact synonyms: Bullace Grape
Generic synonyms: Grape
Specialized synonyms: Scuppernong
Group relationships: Vitis Rotundifolia

Definition of Muscadine

1. n. A name given to several very different kinds of grapes, but in America used chiefly for the scuppernong, or southern fox grape, which is said to be the parent stock of the Catawba. See Grapevine.

Definition of Muscadine

1. Noun. An American vine of the subgenus ''Muscadinia''. ¹

2. Noun. A grape variety from this vine. ¹

3. Noun. A wine produced from these grapes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Muscadine

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Medical Definition of Muscadine

1. 1. A name given to several very different kinds of grapes, but in America used chiefly for the scuppernong, or southern fox grape, which is said to be the parent stock of the Catawba. See Grapevine. 2. A fragrant and delicious pear. 3. See Muscardin. Northern muscadine, a European grape of great value. Its berries are large, round, and of a pale amber colour. Synonym: golden chasselas. See: Muscadel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muscadine

musa
musaceous
musal
musang
musangs
musard
musards
musca
musca volitans
muscadel
muscadelle
muscadels
muscadet
muscadets
muscadin
muscadine (current term)
muscadines
muscadins
muscae
muscae volitantes
muscales
muscallonge
muscardin
muscardine
muscardines
muscardins
muscariform
muscarin
muscarine
muscarines

Literary usage of Muscadine

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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"Of the round white grapes, the Amber muscadine, the Malmsey muscadine, the White muscadine, the Pearl-drop, and the White Constantia are all good. ..."

2. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1865)
"The Royal muscadine is a good bearer, and can be grown where a less degree of heat can ... Reeves' muscadine forms a compact bunch, will succeed in the same ..."

3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1858)
"Mr. Eaton asks what is the difference in the Royal muscadine and the Chasselas de Fontainbleau, and it is to this query and some others to which I care ..."

4. Vines and Vine Culture by Archibald Farquharson Barron (1892)
"ROYAL, muscadine (29)—Plate XXV. —Around white Sweetwater Grape. Season : early. Merits : first-class as to quality, and also as an early free-fruiting ..."

5. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"MUSCADEL, or muscadine. A rich sort of wine. ... and threw the «ops The muscadine stays for the. brille »t ..."

6. The Youth's Companion, Or, An Historical Dictionary: Consisting of Articles by Ezra Sampson (1816)
"Dictionary of Arts. muscadine GRAPE, a grape rf unequalled excellence, produced from the famous Constantia Vine, of the Cape of Good Hope. ..."

7. The Youth's Companion, Or, An Historical Dictionary: Consisting of Articles by Ezra Sampson (1813)
"... whereas the adjoining and surrounding vineyards cannot be made to produce the muscadine Grape of any thing like the same quality ....St. Pierre. ..."

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