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giant granadilla

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granadilla

[gran-uh-dil-uh]
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.
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Origin of granadilla

1605–15; < Spanish granadilla, diminutive of granada pomegranate
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British Dictionary definitions for giant granadilla

granadilla

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
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Word Origin

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