from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See muscadine.
- n. A cultivated variety of the muscadine grape with sweet yellowish fruit.
- n. A wine made from this grape.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A large greenish-bronze grape native to the Southeastern United States, a variety of the muscadine grape (Vitis rotundifolia).
- n. A sweet, golden or amber-colored American wine made from this variety of grape.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An American grape, a form of Vitis vulpina, found in the Southern Atlantic States, and often cultivated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cultivated variety of the muscadine, bullace, or southern foxgrape, Vitis rotundifolia (V. vulpina), of the southern United States and Mexico.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. amber-green muscadine grape of southeastern United States
After the Scuppernong River in northeast North Carolina.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Named after the Scuppernong River and Lake in North Carolina near which the grapes were first found and cultivated. Probably from an Algonquian word. Both senses, "grape" and "wine", are first found in documents from the 1800s-1820s. (Wiktionary)