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Frangipani

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Noun

1. frangipani, frangipanni

any of various tropical American deciduous shrubs or trees of the genus Plumeria having milky sap and showy fragrant funnel-shaped variously colored flowers

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Frangipani

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noun plural -panis or -pani
1. 
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. 
a perfume prepared from this plant or resembling the odour of its flowers
3.  native frangipani

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Frangipani

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nounWord forms: plural ˌfrangiˈpani or ˌfrangiˈpanis
1. 
any of a genus (Plumeria) of tropical American shrubs and trees of the dogbane family, with large, funnel-shaped flowers and milky sap; specif., a small tree (P. rubra) with fragrant, reddish flowers that are used, in Hawaii, to make leis
2. 
a perfume obtained from, or scented like, such flowers
3. 
a custard dessert or a custard filling for cakes and tarts, usually flavored with ground almonds

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Frangipani

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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 (frănjə-pān) A creamy pastry filling flavored with almonds.

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