from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tree of the genus Coccoloba, as the checkered grape-tree, C. diversifolia, the mangrove grape-tree or sea-grape, C. uvifera, and the small grape-tree, C. tenuifolia. The name is derived from its characteristic grape-like berry.
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If the young grain does not shew like the seed grain, you may be sure it is making no progress; and as surely as a wheat-plant never brought forth rye, or a grape-tree thistles, so surely, if you are not like