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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
El material vegetal utilizado fueron granadillas (Passiflora ligularis Juss) frescas, conseguidas en la Central Mayorista de Antioquia, sector las Malvinas, con grado de madurez entre 5 y 6 segun la Norma Tecnica Colombiana NTC 4101.
Analisis granulometrico para granadillas trituradas integramente
DEHYDRATION OF GRANADILLA (Passiflora ligularis Juss) FORCED CONVECTION FOR PRODUCTION OF AROMATIC BEVERAGES
La granadilla (Passiflora ligularis Juss) es una fruta de clima templado, de sabor agridulce agradable y que posee excelentes caracteristicas nutritivas.
La granadilla se clasifica en extra, primera (I) y segunda (II), en funcion de su calibre o diametro, peso y apariencia externa general, la madurez se aprecia visualmente por su color externo, su estado se puede confirmar por medio de la determinacion de los solidos solubles totales, acidez titulable y el indice de madurez (11).
Para la granadilla se han establecido seis grados de madurez en funcion del color externo, (ver figura 1).