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Definition: Grape curculio
, n. [OF. grape, crape, bunch or cluster of grapes,
F. grappe, akin to F. grappin grapnel, hook; fr. OHG. chrapfo
hook, G. krapfen, akin to E. cramp. The sense seems to have
come from the idea of clutching. Cf. Agraffe
1. (Bot.) A well-known edible berry growing in pendent
clusters or bunches on the grapevine. The berries are
smooth-skinned, have a juicy pulp, and are cultivated in
great quantities for table use and for making wine and
2. (Bot.) The plant which bears this fruit; the grapevine.
3. (Man.) A mangy tumor on the leg of a horse.
4. (Mil.) Grapeshot.
. (Zo["o]l.) See Vine borer
(Zo["o]l.), a minute black weevil
) which in the larval state eats
the interior of grapes.
(Bot.), a liliaceous plant (Muscari racemosum
) with small blue globular flowers in a dense
(Bot.), a fungus (Oidium Tuckeri
grapevines; vine mildew.
(Zo["o]l.), a small yellow and red hemipterous
insect, often very injurious to the leaves of the
(Zo["o]l.), a small moth (Eudemis botrana
which in the larval state eats the interior of grapes, and
often binds them together with silk.
Grape of a cannon
, the cascabel or knob at the breech.
. See Glucose
(Zo["o]l.), the larva of the grape moth.
, things which persons affect to despise because
they can not possess them; -- in allusion to [AE]sop's
fable of the fox and the grapes.