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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: evergreen Asian tree with aromatic greenish-yellow flowers yielding a volatile oil; widely grown in the tropics as an ornamental [syn: ilang-ilang, ylang-ylang, Cananga odorata]

Merriam Webster's

also ilang-ilang noun Etymology: Tagalog Date: 1870 1. a tree (Cananga odorata) of the custard-apple family that is native to the Malay Archipelago, the Philippines, and adjacent areas and has very fragrant greenish-yellow flowers 2. a perfume distilled from the flowers of the ylang-ylang tree

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also ilang-ilang) 1 a Malayan tree, Cananga odorata, from the fragrant yellow flowers of which a perfume is distilled. 2 the perfume itself. Etymology: Tagalog álang-ilang

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ylang-ylang Y*lang`-y*lang", n. See Ihlang-ihlang.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ihlang-ihlang Ih*lang`-ih*lang", n. [Malayan, flower of flowers.] A rich, powerful, perfume, obtained from the volatile oil of the flowers of Canada odorata, an East Indian tree. [Also written ylang-ylang.]



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