Oidium Tuckeri
Grape Grape, n. [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}.] 1. (Bot.) 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. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) The plant which bears this fruit; the grapevine. [1913 Webster]

3. (Man.) A mangy tumor on the leg of a horse. [1913 Webster]

4. (Mil.) Grapeshot. [1913 Webster]

{Grape borer}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Vine borer}.

{Grape curculio} (Zo["o]l.), a minute black weevil ({Craponius in[ae]qualis}) which in the larval state eats the interior of grapes.

{Grape flower}, or

{Grape hyacinth} (Bot.), a liliaceous plant ({Muscari racemosum}) with small blue globular flowers in a dense raceme.

{Grape fungus} (Bot.), a fungus ({Oidium Tuckeri}) on grapevines; vine mildew.

{Grape hopper} (Zo["o]l.), a small yellow and red hemipterous insect, often very injurious to the leaves of the grapevine.

{Grape moth} (Zo["o]l.), a small moth ({Eudemis botrana}), which in the larval state eats the interior of grapes, and often binds them together with silk.

{Grape of a cannon}, the cascabel or knob at the breech.

{Grape sugar}. See {Glucose}.

{Grape worm} (Zo["o]l.), the larva of the grape moth.

{Sour grapes}, things which persons affect to despise because they can not possess them; -- in allusion to [AE]sop's fable of the fox and the grapes. [1913 Webster]


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  • Oidium Tuckeri — Vine Vine, n. [F. vigne, L. vinea a vineyard, vine from vineus of or belonging to wine, vinum wine, grapes. See {Wine}, and cf. {Vignette}.] (Bot.) (a) Any woody climbing plant which bears grapes. (b) Hence, a climbing or trailing plant; the long …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oidium Tuckeri — Oidium O*[ i]d i*um, n. [NL., dim. fr. Gr. w, o n egg.] (Bot.) A genus of minute fungi which form a floccose mass of filaments on decaying fruit, etc. Many forms once referred to this genus are now believed to be temporary conditions of fungi of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oidium (genus) — Oidium Spores of the Oidium anamorph of Microsphaera penicillata Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Oidium —   [griechisch ōiídion »kleines Ei«, zu ōíon, ōón »Ei«], fortpflanzungsfähige Dauerzellen bei manchen Pilzen, die durch Zerfall des Myzels in einzelne Zellen entstehen. Als Oidium tuckeri wird eine Lebensphase des Echten Mehltaus bezeichnet. * * * …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Oidium — O*[ i]d i*um, n. [NL., dim. fr. Gr. w, o n egg.] (Bot.) A genus of minute fungi which form a floccose mass of filaments on decaying fruit, etc. Many forms once referred to this genus are now believed to be temporary conditions of fungi of other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oïdium — (O. Lk.), Faselpilzgattung. O. albĭcans, ein menschlicher Pflanzenparasit, so v.w. Soorpilz, s. Soor. O. aurantiăcum (rother Schimmel des Brodes), ein von Payen entdeckter mikroskopischer Pilz, aus welchem die orangerothe Masse besteht, die bei… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Oïdium — Link (Eischimmel, Faulschimmel), schimmelartige Pilze, deren Fruchthyphen an ihrer Spitze kettenförmig eine Spore (Konidie) nach der andern abschnüren, so daß die unterste der kettenförmig verbundenen, farblosen, eiförmigen oder länglichrunden,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Oïdium — Oïdĭum Link., Eischimmel, Pilzgattg., Konidienform der Perisporiazeen. O. albĭcans Rob. (Soorpilz) erzeugt auf der Zunge und Mundschleimhaut des Menschen die Aphthen oder Schwämmchen (s.d.). O. lactis Frei, Schimmelüberzug auf dem Rahm saurer… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Виноградные болезни — одна из самых распространенных грибных болезней винограда оидиум, которую грузины называют нацари , а в Бессарабии она известна под именем попилыця . В первый раз эта болезнь описана Тукером в 1847 г.; а Беркелей открыл виновника ее паразитный… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • oidio — o·ì·dio s.m. 1a. TS bot. il conidio di alcuni funghi della famiglia delle Erisifacee 1b. TS bot. → mal bianco 2a. TS bot. stadio conidiale del fungo Oidium tuckeri che, in presenza di aschi, prende il nome di Uncinula necator 2b. TS agr. malattia …   Dizionario italiano

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