Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a grape or some aspect of grapes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resembling the fruit of a grape vine

Etymologies

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grape +‎ -like

Examples

  • The face they shared had regular features and an enquiring expression, with greenish, grapelike eyes contributing most of the enquiry.

    Naked Cruelty

  • A tumor could thus “acquire” its own blood supply by insidiously inciting a network of blood vessels around itself and then growing, in grapelike clusters, around those vessels, a phenomenon that Folkman called tumor angiogenesis.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Her tumors, growing in grapelike clusters in her lungs, had begun to bleed into the linings of her lungs—so fast that it had become nearly impossible to keep up with the blood loss.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • These 3 fruits are in the same family, with an outer rind that is easily peeled off, revealing transluscent, grapelike flesh and an inner seed that you don't eat.

    Tropical Fruit Reviews

  • Look for eggs—3 to 14, hung in grapelike bunches in rotting logs or rock crevices.

    The Field Guide to Wildlife Habitats of the Eastern United States

  • Small and fragrant white flowers are borne profusely in spring and develop into red-purple grapelike clusters of velvet-skinned edible fruits.

    Chapter 5

  • They had such a dry, fragrant smell, and the grapelike clusters of tiny pink globules they bore crumbled into crisp, pungent pink flakes when crushed in the hand.

    The Thorn Birds

  • The moving shadows of maple leaves patterned the white walls of her bedroom; wind-blown gusts of wistaria fragrance, from the long, grapelike, violet-tinted bunches swaying outside the window, puffed out her curtains every morning.

    The Danger Mark

  • A fine old wistaria grown in tree-form, formed a natural arch of entry to this shady retreat, and its flowers were just now in their full beauty, hanging in a magnificent profusion of pale mauve, grapelike bunches from the leafless stems.

    God's Good Man

  • When Homer shows us bees swarming out of the hollow rock and hanging in grapelike clusters on the blossoms of spring; when

    Modern Eloquence: Vol II, After-Dinner Speeches E-O

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