<botany> A genus of plants, including the passion flower. It is the type of the order Passifloreae, which includes about nineteen genera and two hundred and fifty species.

Origin: NL, from L. Passio passion (fr. Pati, passus, to suffer) + flos, floris, flower.

(01 Mar 1998)

passeriform, passerine, Passey, R, pass-fail < Prev | Next > PASSIM, passion, passional attitudes

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