from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The fruit of certain American passion-flowers, especially of the ‘may-pop,’ Passiflora incarnata, native of Virginia, and the granadilla, P. quadrangularis, of Brazil and the West Indies; also the plant itself.
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- noun historical The fruit of various American passion flowers.
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