passion fruit
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "passionfruit."
passion fruit(
pah
-
shihn
 
frut
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fruit)
a. la maracuyá
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Gina prepared fresh orange, guava, and passion fruit juice for breakfast.Gina preparó jugo fresco de naranja, guayaba y maracuyá para el desayuno.
b. la granadilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The pulp of the passion fruit is delicious, but make sure not to eat the seeds.La pulpa de la granadilla es deliciosa, pero asegúrate de no comer las semillas.
c. la parchita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
We went to the market and bought of a bunch of passion fruits to eat as a snack.Fuimos al mercado y nos compramos un racimo de parchitas para comer de merienda.
d. la parcha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
My favorite flavor of sorbet is passion fruit.Mi sabor favorito de sorbete es la parcha.
2. (botany)
a. la maracuyá
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The passion fruit is native to South America, but now grows in many countries.La maracuyá es nativa de Sudamérica, pero ahora crece en varios países del mundo.
b. la granadilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The flower of the passion fruit is the official flower of Paraguay.La flor de la granadilla es la flor oficial de Paraguay.
c. la parchita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
My uncle has passion fruit growing along the fence in his backyard.Parchita crece en la cerca del patio trasero de mi tío.
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