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

  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 a good
     dessert fruit. The fruit of Passiflora edulis is used for
     flavoring ices.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Passiflora edulis
      n 1: Brazilian passionflower cultivated for its deep purple
           fruit [syn: granadilla, purple granadillo, Passiflora

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