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  • n. The fruit of various American passion flowers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The fruit of certain American passion-flowers, especially of the ‘may-pop,’ Passiflora incarnata, native of Virginia, and the granadilla, P. quadrangularis, of Brazil and the West Indies; also the plant itself.

Etymologies

Perhaps from Powhatan. (Wiktionary)

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