[muhs-kuh-din, -dahyn]
a grape, Vitis rotundifolia, of the southern U.S., having dull purple, thick-skinned musky fruit and being the origin of many grape varieties.

1535–45; muscad(el) + -ine1 Unabridged
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muscadine (ˈmʌskədɪn, -ˌdaɪn)
1.  a woody climbing vitaceous plant, Vitis rotundifolia, of the southeastern US
2.  scuppernong, Also called: bullace grape the thick-skinned musk-scented purple grape produced by this plant: used to make wine
[C16: from muscadel]

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Large variety of wines for every palate, from dry vinifera to our sweet native muscadine.
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