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frangipani

noun fran·gi·pa·ni \ˌfran-jə-ˈpa-nē, -ˈpä-\
plural fran·gi·pani also fran·gi·panni

Definition of FRANGIPANI

1
:  a perfume derived from or imitating the odor of the flower of a frangipani (Plumeria rubra)
2
:  any of a genus (Plumeria) of shrubs or small trees of the dogbane family that are native to the American tropics and widely cultivated as ornamentals

Variants of FRANGIPANI

fran·gi·pa·ni also fran·gi·pan·ni \ˌfran-jə-ˈpa-nē, -ˈpä-\

Origin of FRANGIPANI

modification of Italian frangipane, from Muzio Frangipane, 16th century Italian nobleman
First Known Use: 1675

Rhymes with FRANGIPANI

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