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purple granadilla

noun
1.
See under granadilla (def 1).

granadilla

[gran-uh-dil-uh] /ˌgræn əˈdɪl ə/
noun
1.
the edible fruit of any of several species of passionflower, especially Passiflora edulis (purple granadilla) or P. quadrangularis (giant granadilla)
2.
any of the plants yielding these fruits.
Also, grenadilla.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Spanish granadilla, diminutive of granada pomegranate
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British Dictionary definitions for purple granadilla

granadilla

/ˌɡrænəˈdɪlə/
noun
1.
any of various passionflowers, such as Passiflora quadrangularis (giant granadilla), that have edible egg-shaped fleshy fruit
2.
Also called passion fruit. the fruit of such a plant
Word Origin
C18: from Spanish, diminutive of granada pomegranate, from Late Latin grānātum
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