passion fruit


Definition of passion fruit

: the edible fruit of a passionflower especially : the small roundish purple or yellow fruit of a Brazilian passionflower (Passiflora edulis) grown commercially in warmer parts of the U.S. — compare granadilla

Examples of passion fruit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But everything changed when one was sliced at the end of the evening, revealing olive oil sponge held together with loquat bayleaf jam and passion fruit pastry cream. Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appétit, 10 May 2022 For those looking to sip something sans alcohol, the Hawaiian sparkling tea feels almost restorative, with bright notes of passion fruit and peach. Los Angeles Times, 6 Feb. 2022 Its most refreshing option—Original—is a crisp, clean combination of passion fruit and elderflower. Kayla Stewart, Outside Online, 2 Sep. 2021 Lilikoi is a yellow passion fruit found commonly on the islands and haupia is coconut milk pudding dessert. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, 29 Apr. 2022 Among their popular flavors are mango, blueberry glaze, passion fruit glaze, Boston cream, hibiscus cream, banana pudding cream, bacon-cheddar-chive, vanilla glazed, honey-lemon glaze and cinnamon sugar. Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, 28 Apr. 2022 The dessert has a playful look: fresh fruit balls surround a tropical pavlova with a passion fruit coulis drizzled on the meringue. Jeanine Barone, Forbes, 26 Apr. 2022 What: On March 14, Rocket Baby Bakery will have three pies: coconut cream pie with passion fruit topping, peanut butter chocolate pie, and blackberry curd and lemon cream pie with pistachio crust. Cathy Kozlowicz, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11 Mar. 2022 The flavors are passion fruit, strawberry and basil, sea salt caramel, Cabernet dark chocolate and hazelnut praline. Abigail Abesamis Demarest, Forbes, 26 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of passion fruit

1752, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of passion fruit was in 1752

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11 Jun 2022

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“Passion fruit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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