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hanepoot, noun

Forms:
haanen-poot, haanepootShow more Formerly also haanen-poot, haanepoot, haenapod, haenapode, haen-pode, hahnen pootgen, hahnepote, hanapoot, hanepod, hanepoort, hanepot, haneport, hanne poot; occasionally with initial capital.
Origin:
South African Dutch, Dutch, Show more South African Dutch, from Dutch, combining form of haan cock + poot claw; a euphemistic substitution for hanekloot (kloot testicle), in Dutch a name given to the figwort Ficaria verna; see quotations 1927 and 1944.
1. A variety of muscat grape, Muscat d’ Alexandrie, used as a dessert fruit, and for raisin- and wine-making; honeypot. Also attributive.
1801 J. Barrow Trav. I. 65A large white Persian grape, called here the haenapod.
1993 C. Eden in Food & Home Aug. 138There’d be no..Table Mountain, no hanepoot grapes, no koeksusters.
2. Sweet wine made from these grapes, unfortified for table use, and fortified as a Muscatel dessert wine. Also attributive. See also Cape wine.
1804 R. Percival Acct of Cape of G.H. 188The Hanepod made from a large white grape is very rich, but scarce and dear, and only used by the ladies at their parties.
1992 E. & C. Le Roux in Getaway Dec. 7A complimentary glass of sherry, muscadel or hanepoort.
A variety of muscat grape, Muscat d’ Alexandrie, used as a dessert fruit, and for raisin- and wine-making; honeypot. Also attributive.
Sweet wine made from these grapes, unfortified for table use, and fortified as a Muscatel dessert wine. Also attributive.

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