Definition of sea grape in English:

sea grape

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noun

  • 1A salt-resistant tree of the dock family, bearing grape-like bunches of edible purple fruit and found on the Atlantic coasts of tropical America.
    • Coccoloba uvifera, family Polygonaceae
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    • The dune vegetation included sea oats, sea grape, and beach morning glory (Ipomoea pes-caprae).
    • Delightful tropical scents floated in on cool gusts of wind from the sea; only tall sea grape vines marred the picturesque view of the beach.
    • Lighting a mentholated cigarette, I strolled by sea grape hedges and through a moongate to a limestone cliff dropping to the Atlantic.
  • 1.1The fruit of the sea grape.
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    • I was at a public beach in Tampa, Florida, last week and noticed these sea grapes had fruit that was ripe on them.
    • I remember helping them make guava and sea grape jellies.
    • For example we have the sowse vendors, and the women who make sea grape jelly for sale, but this is all on the level of cottage industry.

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