Medical Definition of vanilla
1a: vanilla beanb: a commercially important extract of the vanilla bean that is prepared by soaking comminuted vanilla beans in water and ethyl alcohol and that is used especially as a flavoring (as in pharmaceutical preparations)
2: any of a genus (Vanilla) of tropical American climbing orchids
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