Northern muscadine
Muscadine Mus"ca*dine, n. [See {Muscadel}.] 1. (Bot.) 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}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) A fragrant and delicious pear. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) See {Muscardin}. [1913 Webster]

{Northern muscadine} (Bot.), a derivative of the northern fox grape, and scarcely an improvement upon it.

{Royal muscadine} (Bot.), a European grape of great value. Its berries are large, round, and of a pale amber color. Called also {golden chasselas}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Muscadine — Mus ca*dine, n. [See {Muscadel}.] 1. (Bot.) 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}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muscadine — Grapevine Grape vine , n. (Bot.) A vine or climbing shrub, of the genus {Vitis}, having small green flowers and lobed leaves, and bearing the fruit called {grapes}. [1913 Webster] Note: The common grapevine of the Old World is {Vitis vinifera},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Royal muscadine — Muscadine Mus ca*dine, n. [See {Muscadel}.] 1. (Bot.) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • golden chasselas — Muscadine Mus ca*dine, n. [See {Muscadel}.] 1. (Bot.) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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