Scuppernong Scup"per*nong (sk[u^]p"p[~e]r*n[o^]ng), n. [Probably of American Indian origin.] (Bot.) An American grape, a form of {Vitis vulpina}, found in the Southern Atlantic States, and often cultivated. [1913 Webster]

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  • scuppernong — ☆ scuppernong [skup′ər nôŋ΄ ] n. [after the Scuppernong River in N.C. < ? AmInd] 1. a golden green grape of the S U.S. 2. a sweet, light colored wine made from this grape …   English World dictionary

  • scuppernong — (n.) cultivated muscadine grape vine, 1811, from name of a river in North Carolina, U.S., probably from some American Indian word …   Etymology dictionary

  • Scuppernong — Vitis rotundifolia, hier mit dunkelblauen Früchten. Scuppernong ist eine weißfarbige Mutation. Scuppernong bezeichnet eine Sortengruppe der Weinrebe Vitis rotundifolia der Gattung Muscadina, die in den Südstaaten der Vereinigten Staaten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Scuppernong — Some muscadines in a bowl; the green ones are scuppernongs The scuppernong (/skəpəˈnaɪn/) is a large variety of muscadine (Vitis rotundifolia),[1] a species of grape native to the southeastern United States. It is usually a greenish or bronze… …   Wikipedia

  • Scuppernong — Fox Fox (f[o^]ks), n.; pl. {Foxes}. [AS. fox; akin to D. vos, G. fuchs, OHG. fuhs, foha, Goth. fa[ u]h[=o], Icel. f[=o]a fox, fox fraud; of unknown origin, cf. Skr. puccha tail. Cf. {Vixen}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A carnivorous animal of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scuppernong — noun Etymology: Scuppernong, river and lake in North Carolina Date: 1811 1. muscadine; especially a cultivated muscadine with yellowish green plum flavored fruits 2. a sweet aromatic amber colored wine made from scuppernongs …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • scuppernong — /skup euhr nawng , nong /, n. 1. a silvery amber green variety of muscadine grape. 2. the vine bearing this fruit, grown in the southern U.S. [1805 15, Amer.; short for scuppernong grape, after a river in North Carolina] * * * …   Universalium

  • scuppernong — scup•per•nong [[t]ˈskʌp ərˌnɔŋ, ˌnɒŋ[/t]] n. pln a silvery amber green variety of muscadine grape • Etymology: 1805–15, amer.; short for scuppernong grape, after a river in North Carolina …   From formal English to slang

  • scuppernong — noun A green grape grown in the Southern parts of North America …   Wiktionary

  • scuppernong — scup·per·nong …   English syllables

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