passionfruit

[pash-uh n-froot]

noun

any edible fruit of a passionflower, as the maypop.

Nearby words

  1. passional,
  2. passionary,
  3. passionate,
  4. passionately,
  5. passionflower,
  6. passionist,
  7. passionists,
  8. passionless,
  9. passionlessly,
  10. passiontide

Origin of passionfruit

First recorded in 1745–55; passion + fruit

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British Dictionary definitions for passion fruit

passion fruit

noun

the edible fruit of any of various passionflowers, esp granadilla
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