pikake
noun Etymology: Hawaiian pīkake, literally, peacock, from English Date: 1933 an evergreen climbing jasmine (Jasminum sambac) of Asia long cultivated for its profuse fragrant white flowers

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  • pikake — [pē′kä kā΄] n. a jasmine plant (Jasminum sambac) commonly found in Hawaii, where its fragrant, white flowers are used in making leis …   English World dictionary

  • pikake — /pee kah kay /, n. a climbing vine, Jasminium sambac, of the olive family, probably of Asian origin, having fragrant white flowers used to flavor jasmine tea and, in Hawaii, to make leis. [1935 40; < Hawaiian pikake lit., PEACOCK, allegedly a… …   Universalium

  • pikake — pi•ka•ke [[t]ˈpi kɑˌkeɪ[/t]] n. pl. kes pln a climbing vine, Jasminium sambac, of the olive family, probably of Asian origin, having fragrant white flowers: used to flavor jasmine tea and in Hawaii to make leis • Etymology: 1935–40; < Hawaiian …   From formal English to slang

  • pikake — ˈpēkəˌkā noun ( s) Etymology: Hawaiian pīkake : arabian jasmine …   Useful english dictionary

  • pikake — pi·ka·ke …   English syllables

  • Pikake Botanical Gardens — (6 acres) is a private botanical garden located at 15515 Villa Sierra Road, Valley Center, California. It is newly created, with the oldest gardens dating to 1999. Tours by appointment only.The gardens were created for Clyde and Connie Childress… …   Wikipedia

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  • peacock —   Pīkake …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • peafowl —   Pīkake …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • jasmine —   Pīkake (for various types, see Haw. Eng. entry and entries that follow it) …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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