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Irxen

grapes of side shoot (GB)
raisins des entre-coeures (F)
grappoli delle femminelle (I)
raisins des entrecoeures (F)

Common name in Austria for the epicormic shoot, It derives from the vernacular term "Irxe" for the armpit, since the miserliness develops from the leaf axils. In the past, the so-called "Irxenwein" was made from the mostly sour grapes of this shoot, which is very acidity was. See also under Rebstock,

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