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granadilla

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noun gran·a·dil·la \ˌgran-ə-ˈdi-lə, -ˈdē-(y)ə\

Definition of granadilla

  1. 1 :  any of various usually egg-shaped to football-shaped passion fruits (especially of Passiflora quadrangularis and P. edulis) that have juicy aromatic pulp :  a passionflower that produces granadillas



Origin of granadilla

Spanish, diminutive of granada pomegranate, from Late Latin granata — more at grenade


First Known Use: 1613


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