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Noun: grapevine  'greyp,vIn
  1. Gossip spread by spoken communication
    "the news of their affair was spread by grapevine";
    - pipeline, word of mouth
  2. Any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
    - grape, grape vine

Derived forms: grape vines, grapevines

Type of: comment, goss [Brit, informal], gossip, scuttlebutt [N. Amer, informal], vine

Part of: genus Vitis, Vitis

Encyclopedia: Grapevine, Kentucky