From Middle English, 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 Low Frankish *krappo (“hook”), from Proto-Germanic *krappô, *krappan (“hook”), from Proto-Indo-European *grep- (“hook”), *gremb- (“crooked, uneven”), from Proto-Indo-European *ger- (“to turn, bend, twist”). Cognate with Middle Dutch krappe (“hook”), Old High German krapfo (German Krapfe, “hook”). More at cramp.
- Rhymes: -eɪp
NounGrape (countable and uncountable; plural Grapes)
- (countable) A small, round, smooth-skinned edible fruit, usually purple, red, or green, that grows in bunches on certain vines.
- (countable) A woody vine that bears clusters of grapes; a grapevine.
- (countable, uncountable) A dark purplish red colour, the colour of many grapes.
- (uncountable) grapeshot.
- IPA: /ɡrɛjb/, [ɡ̊ʁɛjb̥], [ɡ̊ɹɛjb̥]
- grapefruit (a large, round tart fruit)
Grape (infinitive grapar)
- Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of grapar.
- First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of grapar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of grapar.
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of grapar.
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