Stephanotis floribunda
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. [1913 Webster]

2. A perfume said to be prepared from the flowers of {Stephanotis floribunda}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Stephanotis floribunda — noun twining woody vine of Madagascar having thick dark waxy evergreen leaves and clusters of large fragrant waxy white flowers along the stems; widely cultivated in warm regions • Syn: ↑Madagascar jasmine, ↑waxflower • Hypernyms: ↑stephanotis •… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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