Definition of Passion fruit

1. Noun. Egg-shaped tropical fruit of certain passionflower vines; used for sherbets and confectionery and drinks.


Definition of Passion fruit

1. Noun. The edible fruit of the passionflower, ''Passiflora edulis''; a round fruit with a purple or yellow skin which is native to Brazil. ¹

2. Noun. The flesh of the edible fruit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Passion fruit

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1. St. Lucia by Don Philpott (2005)
"passion fruit passion fruit is not widely grown but it can usually be bought at the market. The pulpy fruit contains hundreds of tiny seeds, and many people ..."

2. Letters on the Diseases of Plants by Nathan Augustus Cobb (1904)
"Woodiness of the Passion-Fruit. 7, p. 411 Agricultural Gazette, 1901, illustrates green passion- fruit beginning to be woody and cracked, whose further ..."

3. Manual of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Excluding the Banana, Coconut by Wilson Popenoe (1920)
"During the summer time there is a superabundance of other fruits, and hence the consumption of the passion-fruit is not so great; from Easter until ..."

4. The Handbook of Horticulture and Viticulture of Western Australia by A. Despeissis, Western Australia Dept. of Agriculture (1903)
"The common passion fruit vine does well in almost any soil, but better in deep, moist, rich loam, where it bears most abundantly for a number of years. ..."

5. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"The passion-fruit (P. edulis) is considerably smaller than the granadilla, ... In Australia, the profits of passion-fruit culture are reported to run from ..."

6. Cayman Islands by Don Philpott (2002)
"passion fruit passion fruit is not widely grown. The pulpy fruit contains hundreds of tiny seeds, and many people prefer to press the fruit and drink the ..."

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