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Grape, shrub and its fruit, of the family Vitaceae, native to tropical, subtropical, and temperate regions. One of the oldest of all cultivated fruits, grapes are eaten fresh or dried (raisins), and are used in wine making. There are 2 main types of grapes: European, from the wine grape of Europe and Asia, and American, native to North America or developed from crossbreeding with the European variety.

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