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Stephane Grappelli
Stephane Mallarme
Stephanie Graf
Stephanomeria malheurensis
Stephanotis floribunda
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Stephen Butler Leacock
Stephen Collins Foster
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stephanotis definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: any of various evergreen climbing shrubs of the genus Stephanotis having fragrant waxy flowers

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek stephan?tis fit for a crown, from stephanos crown, from stephein to crown Date: 1843 any of a genus (Stephanotis, especially S. floribunda) of Old World tropical woody vines of the milkweed family with fragrant white waxy flowers having a tubular corolla terminating in five lobes

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any climbing tropical plant of the genus Stephanotis, cultivated for its fragrant waxy usu. white flowers. Etymology: mod.L f. Gk, = fit for a wreath f. stephanos wreath

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Stephanotis Steph`a*no"tis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? fit for a crown, fr. ? crown.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of climbing asclepiadaceous shrubs, of Madagascar, Malaya, etc. They have fleshy or coriaceous opposite leaves, and large white waxy flowers in cymes. 2. A perfume said to be prepared from the flowers of Stephanotis floribunda.

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