Origin of UVAu(ltra)v(iolet) A (the letter A being used to designate the first of the categories based on wavelength in which ultraviolet radiation is classified).
(plural uvae or uvÃ¦)
- (botany) A small pulpy or juicy fruit containing several seeds and having a thin skin, such as a grape.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Latin Å«va (“grape").