Definition of Passionflower

1. Noun. Any of various chiefly tropical American vines some bearing edible fruit.

Definition of Passionflower

1. Noun. any of very many North American vines, of the family ''Passifloraceae'', that bear edible fruit, called passion fruit. ¹

2. Noun. the flower of this plant ¹

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Definition of Passionflower

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Literary usage of Passionflower

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica: A (1907)
"Flower of passionflower cut through the centre to show the arrangement of Its constituent parts. in some cases are the leaf itself and the ..."

2. Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London by Horticultural Society of London (1848)
"passionflower, 5 cases 3 2 4. Vine, 10 cases 7 3 SLOW GROWTH. Cloudy or Foggy. Clear. 1. ... passionflower, 15 cases . . 8 4. Vine, 3 cases . ..."

3. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1891)
"The fruit of some species of passionflower, however, ... The hardiest species, the Blue passionflower (P. can-tilea), grows well enough in some parts of ..."

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