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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.]

frangipani

(ˌfrændʒɪˈpɑːnɪ)
n, pl -panis or -pani
1. (Plants) any tropical American apocynaceous shrub of the genus Plumeria, esp P. rubra, cultivated for its waxy typically white or pink flowers, which have a sweet overpowering scent
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a perfume prepared from this plant or resembling the odour of its flowers
3. (Plants) native frangipani Austral an Australian evergreen tree, Hymenosporum flavum, with large fragrant yellow flowers: family Pittosporaceae
[C17: via French from Italian: perfume for scenting gloves, named after the Marquis Muzio Frangipani, 16th-century Roman nobleman who invented it]

fran•gi•pan•i

(ˌfræn dʒəˈpæn i, -ˈpɑ ni)

n., pl. -pan•is, -pan•i.
1. a perfume prepared from the flower of a tropical American tree or shrub, Plumeria rubra, of the dogbane family.
2. the tree or shrub itself.
[1860–65; < French frangipane, after Muzio Frangipane, 16-century Italian nobleman, supposed inventor of the perfume]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frangipani - any of various tropical American deciduous shrubs or trees of the genus Plumeria having milky sap and showy fragrant funnel-shaped variously colored flowersfrangipani - any of various tropical American deciduous shrubs or trees of the genus Plumeria having milky sap and showy fragrant funnel-shaped variously colored flowers
genus Plumeria, Plumeria, Plumiera - deciduous shrubs and trees of tropical America having branches like candelabra and fragrant white or pink flowers
Plumeria acutifolia, temple tree, pagoda tree - frangipani of India having an erect habit and conical form; grown in temple gardens
pagoda tree, Plumeria alba, West Indian jasmine - tall sparingly branched conical tree having large fragrant yellow flowers with white centers
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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