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(Plants) US a type of Asian jasmine (Jasminum sambac) with small strongly-scented white flowers, used esp for making Hawaiian leis for brides
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(ˈpi kɑˌkeɪ)

n., pl. -kes.
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 pīkake literally, peacock]
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