1. [ noun ] (botany) native grape of northeastern United States; origin of many cultivated varieties e.g. Concord grapes
Synonyms: Vitis_labrusca
Related terms: grape Vitis
2. [ noun ] (chemistry,botany,food) purplish-black wild grape of the eastern United States with tough skins that slip easily from the flesh; cultivated in many varieties
Synonyms: slip-skin_grape
Related terms: grape Catawba Concord_grape
Similar spelling:   fox_river