giant granadilla


noun


Nearby words

  1. giant clam,
  2. giant condyloma,
  3. giant crab,
  4. giant fennel,
  5. giant garlic,
  6. giant hogweed,
  7. giant hornet,
  8. giant impact theory,
  9. giant kelp,
  10. giant killer

granadilla

[ gran-uh-dil-uh ]
/ ˌgræn əˈdɪl ə /

noun

the edible fruit of any of several species of passionflower, especially Passiflora edulis (purple granadilla) or P. quadrangularis (giant granadilla).
any of the plants yielding these fruits.

Origin of granadilla

1605–15; < Spanish granadilla, diminutive of granada pomegranate

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British Dictionary definitions for giant granadilla

granadilla

/ (ˌɡrænəˈdɪlə) /

noun

any of various passionflowers, such as Passiflora quadrangularis (giant granadilla), that have edible egg-shaped fleshy fruit
Also called: passion fruit the fruit of such a plant

Word Origin for granadilla

C18: from Spanish, diminutive of granada pomegranate, from Late Latin grānātum

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