<botany> The fruit of certain species of passion flower (especially. Passiflora quadrangularis) found in Brazil and the West Indies. It is as large as a child's head, and is a good dessert fruit. The fruit of Passiflora edulis is used for flavouring ices.

Origin: Sp, dim. Of granada pomegranate. See Grenade, Garnet.

(01 Mar 1998)

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