frangipanni
noun see frangipani

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Frangipanni — 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} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frangipanni — fran·gi·pan·ni …   English syllables

  • frangipanni — noun 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 • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑pagoda tree, ↑temple tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • pagoda tree — noun 1. tall sparingly branched conical tree having large fragrant yellow flowers with white centers • Syn: ↑West Indian jasmine, ↑Plumeria alba • Hypernyms: ↑frangipani, ↑frangipanni 2. frangipani of India having an erect habit and conical form; …   Useful english 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} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frangipani — 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Pantun — The pantun is a Malay poetic form. The pantun originated as a traditional oral form of expression. The first examples to be recorded appear in the 15th century in the Malay Annals and the Hikayat Hang Tuah . The most common theme is love.In its… …   Wikipedia

  • frangipani — /frændʒəˈpæni / (say franjuh panee) noun (plural frangipanis or frangipani) 1. a shrub or tree, of the genus Plumeria, with thick, fleshy branches, cultivated for its strongly scented yellow and white, occasionally pink, flowers. 2. a perfume… …   Australian English dictionary

  • genus Plumeria — noun deciduous shrubs and trees of tropical America having branches like candelabra and fragrant white or pink flowers • Syn: ↑Plumeria, ↑Plumiera • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Apocynaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plumeria — noun deciduous shrubs and trees of tropical America having branches like candelabra and fragrant white or pink flowers • Syn: ↑genus Plumeria, ↑Plumiera • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Apocynaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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