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gran·a·dil·la

 (grăn′ə-dĭl′ə, -dē′yə)
n.
1. Any of various tropical American passionflowers, especially Passiflora quadrangularis or P. ligularis, bearing edible fruit.
2. The egg-shaped, fleshy fruit of any of these plants.

[Spanish, diminutive of granada, pomegranate, from Latin grānātum, from neuter of grānātus, seedy; see pomegranate.]

granadilla

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

gran•a•dil•la

(ˌgræn əˈdɪl ə)

n., pl. -las.
1. the edible fruit of certain passionflowers, esp. Passiflora quadrangularis, of tropical America.
2. any of the plants yielding these fruits.
[1605–15; < Sp]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.granadilla - tropical American passionflower yielding the large granadilla fruitgranadilla - tropical American passionflower yielding the large granadilla fruit
granadilla - the egg-shaped edible fruit of tropical American vines related to passionflowers
passionflower, passionflower vine - any of various chiefly tropical American vines some bearing edible fruit
2.granadilla - considered best for fruit
granadilla - the egg-shaped edible fruit of tropical American vines related to passionflowers
passionflower, passionflower vine - any of various chiefly tropical American vines some bearing edible fruit
3.granadilla - Brazilian passionflower cultivated for its deep purple fruitgranadilla - Brazilian passionflower cultivated for its deep purple fruit
passionflower, passionflower vine - any of various chiefly tropical American vines some bearing edible fruit
4.granadilla - the egg-shaped edible fruit of tropical American vines related to passionflowers
passion fruit - egg-shaped tropical fruit of certain passionflower vines; used for sherbets and confectionery and drinks
Passiflora ligularis, sweet granadilla, granadilla - considered best for fruit
giant granadilla, granadilla, Passiflora quadrangularis - tropical American passionflower yielding the large granadilla fruit
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