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 for Passiflora
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Passiflora \Pas"si*flo"ra\, n. [NL., from L. passio passion (fr.
     pati, passus, to suffer) + flos, floris, flower.] (Bot.)
     A genus of plants, including the passion flower. It is the
     type of the order Passiflore[ae], which includes about
     nineteen genera and two hundred and fifty species.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: type genus of the Passifloraceae [syn: Passiflora, genus

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