scuppernong


scuppernong

noun

  1. a silvery amber-green variety of muscadine grape.
  2. the vine bearing this fruit, grown in the southern U.S.

noun

  1. a sweet American wine, slightly golden, made from a variety of muscadine grape
  2. another name for muscadine, the variety from which this wine is made

n.cultivated muscadine grape vine, 1811, from name of a river in North Carolina, U.S., recorded 18c. as Cascoponung, Cuscopang, from an unidentified American Indian word.

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