Definition of fox grape in English:

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fox grape


A wild grape-bearing vine native to the eastern US. Also called labrusca, Isabella.
Example sentences
  • ‘The fox grapes are sweet,’ she told Ben, lifting another one to her mouth.
  • In the spring of the year, when the leaves begin to open, the wild fox grape sends forth its flower buds.
  • The wild purple or fox grape is the ancestor of the Concord grape, developed at Concord, Massachusetts.

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Syllabification: fox grape

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