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A passion fruit, or the fruit of a related plant.
- ‘A pale orange hue marks my favorite, the granadilla drink, made from a passion fruit species native to Central America.’
- ‘One of the best perks of the buffet is regional produce, including the granadilla, a yellowish-green fruit with sweet, pomegranate-like seeds.’
- ‘The names granadilla and water lemon are also used of the fruits of this group, overlapping with the name passion-fruit in a way which necessitates treating them all together.’
Late 16th century: Spanish, diminutive of granada pomegranate.
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