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  • n. any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries


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  • New shoots spring from old rhizomes in the clearings, and turn towards the nearest tree as though aware of its presence, as the tendrils of a grape vine instinctively grope for the artificial support provided for it.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • The grosbeak had led the family in the maple abroad and a second brood, in a wild grape vine clambering over the well, was almost ready for flight.

    A Girl of the Limberlost


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