passion fruit

passion fruit

  1. A plant, passiflora, that produces an edible fruit.
  2. The edible fruit of the passionflower, Passiflora edulis; a round fruit with a purple or yellow skin which is native to Brazil.
    He brought four passion fruits from the market.
    Passion fruit are added for visual interest.
  3. (uncountable) The flesh of the edible fruit.
    A slice of passion fruit was added to the dessert for visual interest.
  4. (colloquial) A person whom one cherishes very much, especially a woman.
  • Russian: мараку́йя
Translations Translations
  • French: passionfruit

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