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fran·gi·pan·i

 (frăn′jə-păn′ē, -pä′nē)
n. pl. fran·gi·pan·is
1. Any of various deciduous shrubs or trees of the genus Plumeria, native to tropical America and widely naturalized elsewhere, having milky sap and showy, fragrant, funnel-shaped, variously colored flowers. Also called plumeria, temple tree.
2. A perfume derived from or similar in scent to the flowers of one of these shrubs or trees.
3. also fran·gi·pane (frăn′jə-pān′) A creamy pastry filling flavored with almonds.

[French frangipane, after Muzio Frangipani, 16th-century Italian marquis.]

frangipane

(ˈfrændʒɪˌpeɪn)
n
1. (Cookery)
a. a pastry filled with cream and flavoured with almonds
b. a rich cake mixture containing ground almonds
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a variant of frangipani2

fran•gi•pane

(ˈfræn dʒəˌpeɪn)

n.
an almond-flavored custard used esp. as a pastry filling.
[1670–80; < French < Italian. See frangipani]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frangipane - pastry with a creamy almond-flavored filling
pastry - any of various baked foods made of dough or batter
Translations

frangipane

[ˈfrændʒɪpeɪn] N frangipani [ˌfrændʒɪˈpɑːnɪ] N (frangipanis, frangipani (pl)) (= perfume, pastry) → frangipani m; (= shrub) → flor f de cebo, frangipani m blanco, jazmín m de las Antillas

frangipane

, frangipani
n (= shrub)Roter Jasmin(baum); (= perfume)Jasminparfüm nt
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