pasionaria

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish pasionaria (passionflower).

Noun[edit]

pasionaria f (plural pasionarias)

  1. A female political activist, usually in a left-wing organization.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish pasionaria (passionflower).

Noun[edit]

pasionaria f (invariable)

  1. A female fighter in a left-wing organization.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pasión, a reference to the passion of Jesus Christ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pasionaria f (plural pasionarias)

  1. passionflower (any of very many North American vines of the family Passifloraceae)

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