Definition of passion fruit in English:

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passion fruit

Pronunciation: /ˈpaSHən fro͞ot/
(also passionfruit)

noun

The edible purple fruit of a kind of passionflower that is grown commercially, especially in tropical America. Also called granadilla.
  • This fruit is obtained from Passiflora edulis, family Passifloraceae
Example sentences
  • In a blender, combine the passion fruit pulp, passion fruit juice, coconut milk, lemon juice, and lime juice.
  • A snootful of tropical fruit - passion fruit, guanabana - becomes smooth and, surprisingly, only slightly sweet on the palate, with notes of cooked white raisins and creme brulee.
  • St Augustine's pupils won with a cheesy mushroom filo tartlet, wok tossed lime and chilli chicken on ginger and garlic noodles and a passion fruit and strawberry trifle.

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Syllabification: pas·sion fruit

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