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 for Grape fungus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grape \Grape\, 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, Cramp,
     Grapnel, Grapple.]
     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
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     2. (Bot.) The plant which bears this fruit; the grapevine.
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     3. (Man.) A mangy tumor on the leg of a horse.
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     4. (Mil.) Grapeshot.
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     Grape borer. (Zool.) See Vine borer.
     Grape curculio (Zool.), a minute black weevil ({Craponius
        in[ae]qualis) which in the larval state eats the interior
        of grapes.
     Grape flower, or
     Grape hyacinth (Bot.), a liliaceous plant ({Muscari
        racemosum) with small blue globular flowers in a dense
     Grape+fungus+(Bot.),+a+fungus+({Oidium+Tuckeri">Grape fungus (Bot.), a fungus ({Oidium Tuckeri) on
        grapevines; vine mildew.
     Grape hopper (Zool.), a small yellow and red hemipterous
        insect, often very injurious to the leaves of the
     Grape+moth+(Zool.),+a+small+moth+({Eudemis+botrana">Grape moth (Zool.), 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.
     Grape sugar. See Glucose.
     Grape worm (Zool.), the larva of the grape moth.
     Sour grapes, 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.
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