granadilla
noun Etymology: Spanish, diminutive of granada pomegranate, from Late Latin granata — more at grenade Date: 1613 1. any of various usually egg-shaped to football-shaped passion fruits (especially of Passiflora quadrangularis and P. edulis) that have juicy aromatic pulp ; a passionflower that produces granadillas

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  • Granadilla — puede hacer referencia a: Granadilla, villa del norte de la provincia de Cáceres (España). Granadilla de Abona, municipio de la isla de Tenerife (España). Granadilla de Abona, capital del municipio del mismo nombre. Granadilla, sinónimo del… …   Wikipedia Español

  • granadilla — (De granada, porque sus granos tienen el sabor de los de este fruto). 1. f. Flor de la pasionaria. 2. Planta pasiflorácea originaria de América Meridional. 3. Fruto de esta planta. ☛ V. parcha granadilla …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Granadilla — Gran a*dil la, n. [Sp., dim. of granada pomegranate. See {Grenade}, {Garnet}.] (Bot.) The fruit of certain species of passion flower (esp. {Passiflora quadrangularis}) found in Brazil and the West Indies. It is as large as a child s head, and is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Granadilla — Granadilla, Abtheilung der Pflanzengattung Passiflora …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Granadilla — Granadilla, s. Passiflora …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • GRANADILLA — flos Americanus, de quo sic Franc, Pomey in Descr. Divers. granadillae flos ab Orbe novo nuper accersitus, cruciatuum ab Christo Domino obitorum, instrumenta ferme omnia, mirabili sane conformatione repraesentat. Exstat medio in flore Columna et… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • granadilla — [gran΄ə dil′ə] n. [Sp < dim. of granada, pomegranate < L granatus, containing seeds < granum, seed: see GRAIN] the edible fruit of certain passionflowers …   English World dictionary

  • Granadilla — A granadilla is any of several species of plants of the genus Passiflora , including: #the giant granadilla, also known as badea ( Passiflora quadrangularis ) #the sweet granadilla, known in Spanish simply as granadilla ( Passiflora ligularis )… …   Wikipedia

  • Granadilla — Passionsblumen Blaue Passionsblume (Passiflora caerulea) Systematik Unterklasse: Rosenähnliche (Rosidae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • granadilla — ► sustantivo femenino BOTÁNICA Flor y fruto de la pasionaria. * * * granadilla (de «Granada», porque sus granos tienen el mismo sabor que los de este fruto) 1 f. *Flor de la *pasionaria. 2 (Hispam.) Cualquier especie de *plantas pasifloráceas del …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • granadilla — /gran euh dil euh/, n. 1. the edible fruit of any of several species of passionflower, esp. Passiflora edulis (purple granadilla) or P. quadrangularis (giant granadilla). 2. any of the plants yielding these fruits. Also, grenadilla. [1605 15; <… …   Universalium

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