From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgrapegrape /ɡreɪp/ ●●● S3 noun [countable] DFFHBPone of a number of small round green or purple fruits that grow together on a vine. Grapes are often used for making wine a bunch of grapes grape juice red seedless grapes → sour grapes at sour1(5)THESAURUSgrape one of a number of small round green or purple fruits that grow together on a vine. Grapes are often used for making wineI've brought you a bunch of grapes.Different grape varieties produce wines of widely different character. vine (also grapevine) a plant that produces grapesThere are 2,000 acres of vines in England, compared with 2.6 million in France. He left the grapes on the vine as long as possible — sometimes even late into October. vineyard a piece of land where grapevines are grown in order to produce wineThe wine is from one of Germany's most famous vineyards.
Examples from the Corpusgrape• Try Concord grapes for their jagged leaves.• He stood at the window eating grapes from a paper bag torn open down the side.• This is not the case with sugar, honey, grape must, cloves and other spices which increase its merit.• The merlot grape dominates this medium-to full-bodied wine.• a bunch of grapes• Higher up, position a ring of grape hyacinth bulbs.• Slowly add the grape juice to the bowl and whisk.• This allows the complexities of the grape to shine through, a quality inherent in all great wines.bunch of grapes• His mouth was opened wide as if awaiting a bunch of grapes.• Where would I find a bunch of grapes? 4.• There were peaches, and bunches of grapes, entwined with leaves of varying shades and textures.• The corn was already ripening and the vines in full leaf, with bunches of grapes hanging thickly.Origin grape (1200-1300) Old French crape, grape “hook, bunch of grapes”