vitis

Vitis

Vi"tis\, n. [L., a vine.] (Bot.) A genus of plants including all true grapevines.
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vitis

noun
the type genus of the family Vitaceae; woody vines with simple leaves and small flowers; includes a wide variety of grapes 
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