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frangipani definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any of various tropical American deciduous shrubs or trees of the genus Plumeria having milky sap and showy fragrant funnel-shaped variously colored flowers [syn: frangipani, frangipanni]

Merriam Webster's

also frangipanni noun (plural -pani; also -panni) Etymology: modification of Italian frangipane, from Muzio Frangipane, 16th century Italian nobleman Date: 1675 1. a perfume derived from or imitating the odor of the flower of a frangipani (Plumeria rubra) 2. any of a genus (Plumeria) of shrubs or small trees of the dogbane family that are native to the American tropics and widely cultivated as ornamentals

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. frangipanis) 1 any tree or shrub of the genus Plumeria, native to tropical America, esp. P. rubra with clusters of fragrant white, pink, or yellow flowers. 2 the perfume from this plant. Etymology: var. of FRANGIPANE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Frangipani Fran`gi*pan"i, Frangipanni Fran`gi*pan"ni, n. [Another spelling of frangipane.] A perfume derived from, or imitating the odor of, the flower of the red jasmine, a West Indian tree of the genus Plumeria.




 


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