scup|per|nong

scup|per|nong
scup|per|nong «SKUHP uhr nng, -nong», noun.
1. a large, yellowish-green grape grown in the southern United States. It is a variety of the muscadine or fox grape.
2. a wine made from these grapes.
[American English < Scuppernong River, North Carolina, near which the grape was first cultivated]

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  • 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

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  • Vitis vulpina — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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