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Related to ilang-ilang: Ylang ylang
Variant of ylang-ylang.
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(Plants) a variant spelling of ylang-ylang
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or i•lang-i•lang(ˈi lɑŋˈi lɑŋ)
1. an aromatic East Indian tree, Cananga odorata, of the annona family, having fragrant flowers that yield an oil used in perfumery.
2. this oil.
[1875–80; < Tagalog ilang-ilang]
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|Noun||1.||ilang-ilang - oil distilled from flowers of the ilang-ilang tree; used in perfumery|
|2.||ilang-ilang - evergreen Asian tree with aromatic greenish-yellow flowers yielding a volatile oil; widely grown in the tropics as an ornamental|
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