grape vs grapevine what difference

what is difference between grape and grapevine

English

Etymology

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 Frankish *krappō (hook), from Proto-Indo-European *greb- (hook), *gremb- (crooked, uneven), from *ger- (to turn, bend, twist). Cognate with Middle Dutch krappe (hook), Old High German krapfo (hook) (whence German Krapfen (Berliner doughnut). More at cramp.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: grāp, IPA(key): /ɡɹeɪp/
  • Rhymes: -eɪp

Noun

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; of genus Vitis.
  3. (countable, uncountable) A dark purplish-red colour, the colour of many grapes.
  4. (uncountable) grapeshot.
  5. A mangy tumour on a horse’s leg.
  6. (US, slang, colloquial, African-American Vernacular) A person’s head.

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Adjective

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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Verb

grape (third-person singular simple present grapes, present participle graping, simple past and past participle graped)

  1. To pick grapes.
  2. (of livestock) To develop tubercules as a result of tuberculosis.
  3. To develop a texture with small grape-like clusters of a contaminant or foreign substance.
  4. (dialect, north, Britain) To grope.
  5. (dialect, Hong Kong) To envy (derived from “sour grapes” idiom).

Anagrams

  • gaper, pager, parge

Danish

Etymology

Clipping of grapefrugt.

Pronunciation

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

Noun

grape c (singular definite grapen, plural indefinite graper)

  1. A grapefruit.

Inflection

Synonyms

  • grapefrugt

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡrape]

Noun

grape f pl

  1. indefinite plural of grapă
  2. indefinite genitive/dative singular of grapă

Spanish

Verb

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.

Swedish

Etymology

Clipping of grapefrukt.

Noun

grape c

  1. grapefruit


English

Etymology

grape +‎ vine

Noun

grapevine (plural grapevine or grapevines)

  1. The plant, a vine of genus Vitis, on which grapes grow.
    Synonym: winetree
  2. A rumor.
  3. An informal person-to-person means of circulating information or gossip.
    Synonyms: jungle drums, bush telegraph, jungle telegraph, mulga wire, rumor mill
    • 1966, Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong (songwriters), “I Heard It Through the Grapevine”:
      I heard it through the grapevine
      Not much longer would you be mine.
  4. (skating) A move in which the feet are alternately placed in front of each other, while both remaining on the ice or ground, incorporating half-turns.
  5. (wrestling) A leglock.

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Verb

grapevine (third-person singular simple present grapevines, present participle grapevining, simple past and past participle grapevined)

  1. (transitive, wrestling) To restrain in a leglock.

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