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 River — may refer to:*Scuppernong River (North Carolina) *Scuppernong River (Wisconsin) …   Wikipedia

  • Scuppernong River (Wisconsin) — The Scuppernong River is a tributary of the Bark River, 15 mi (24 km) long, in southeastern Wisconsin in the United States. Via the Bark and Rock Rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River. It rises in southwestern Waukesha… …   Wikipedia

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