Meaning of fox grape

fox' grape"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a vine, Vitis labrusca, chiefly of the northeastern U.S., from which numerous cultivated grape varieties have been developed.
  2. the usually purplish-black, thick-skinned, sweet, musky fruit of this vine.
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