- a Siouan language of North and South Carolina.
- a river flowing from W North Carolina into South Carolina, where it becomes the Wateree River.Compare Wateree.
- a reddish variety of grape.
- the vine bearing this fruit, grown in the eastern U.S.
- a light, dry, white wine made from this grape.
- plural -ba or -bas a member of a North American Indian people, formerly of South Carolina, now almost extinct
- their language, belonging to the Siouan family
- a cultivated variety of red North American grape, widely grown in the eastern US
- the wine made from these grapes
type of American grape, 1857, the name is that of a river in South Carolina, U.S., where the grape was found. The river is named for the Katahba Indian group and language (Siouan), from katapu “fork of a stream,” itself a Muskogean loan-word.