Definition of stephanotis
: any of a genus (Stephanotis, especially S. floribunda) of Old World tropical woody vines of the milkweed family with fragrant white waxy flowers having a tubular corolla terminating in five lobes
Origin of stephanotis
New Latin, from Greek stephanōtis fit for a crown, from stephanos crown, from stephein to crown
First Known Use: 1843
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