Grana*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.


© Webster 1913.