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vinifera

[vahy-nif-er-uh, vi-] /vaɪˈnɪf ər ə, vɪ-/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or derived from a European grape, Vitis vinifera, widely cultivated for making wine and raisins and for table use.
noun
2.
a vinifera grape.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Neo-Latin, feminine of Latin vīnifer wine-producing. See vini-, -fer
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