grape

See also: grapé

EnglishEdit

A bunch of grapes (definition 1)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English grape, from Old French grape, grappe, crape (cluster of fruit or flowers, bunch of grapes), from graper, craper (to pick grapes, literally to hook), of Germanic origin, from Old Low Frankish *krappō (hook), from Proto-Germanic *krappô (hook), from Proto-Indo-European *grep- (hook), *gremb- (crooked, uneven), from Proto-Indo-European *ger- (to turn, bend, twist). Cognate with Middle Dutch krappe (hook), Old High German krapfo (German Krapfe, hook). More at cramp.

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NounEdit

grape (countable and uncountable, plural grapes)

  1. (countable) A small, round, smooth-skinned edible fruit, usually purple, red, or green, that grows in bunches on vines of genus Vitis.
  2. (countable) A woody vine that bears clusters of grapes; a grapevine.
  3. (countable, uncountable) A dark purplish red colour, the colour of many grapes.
    grape colour:    
  4. (uncountable) grapeshot.
  5. A mangy tumour on a horse's leg.

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AdjectiveEdit

grape (comparative more grape, superlative most grape)

  1. Containing grapes or having a grape flavor.
  2. Of a dark purplish red colour.

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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡrɛjb/, [ɡ̊ʁɛjb̥], [ɡ̊ɹɛjb̥]

NounEdit

grape c (singular definite grapen, plural indefinite graper)

  1. grapefruit (a large, round tart fruit)

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  • grapefrugt

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VerbEdit

grape

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of grapar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of grapar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of grapar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of grapar.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

grape ?

  1. grapefruit
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