passionflower

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English[edit]

Passiflora murucuja

Etymology[edit]

passion +‎ flower; from the number of its various parts, thought to be symbolic of Christ's passion

Noun[edit]

passionflower (plural passionflowers)

  1. any of very many North American vines, of the genus Passiflora, that bear edible fruit, called passion fruit.
  2. the flower of this plant

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