maypop


may·pop

noun \ˈmā-ˌpäp\

Definition of MAYPOP

:  a climbing perennial passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) of the southern United States with a large ovoid yellow edible but insipid berry; also :  its fruit

Origin of MAYPOP

alteration of maracock, perhaps from Virginia Algonquian
First Known Use: 1851

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