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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}. 
 
  Note:  The  common  grapevine  of  the  Old  World  is  {Vitis 
  vinifera},  and  is  a  native  of  Central  Asia.  Another 
  variety  is  that  yielding  small  seedless  grapes  commonly 
  called  {Zante  currants}.  The  northern  {Fox  grape}  of 
  the  United  States  is  the  {V.  Labrusca},  from  which  by 
  cultivation,  has  come  the  Isabella  variety.  The 
  southern  {Fox  grape},  or  {Muscadine},  is  the  {V. 
  vulpina}.  The  {Frost  grape}  is  {V.  cordifolia},  which 
  has  very  fragrant  flowers,  and  ripens  after  the  early 
  frosts. 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Grapes 
 
  A  {Modula}-like  system  description  language. 
 
  E-mail:  . 
 
  ["GRAPES  Language  Description.  Syntax,  Semantics  and  Grammar 
  of  GRAPES-86",  Siemens  Nixdorf  Inform,  Berlin  1991,  ISBN 
  3-8009-4112-0]. 
 
 




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